Awards & Recognition
Chambers USA: Wolf Greenfield has been listed among the top law firms in Chambers USA 2019. The firm was ranked in band two for intellectual property law in Massachusetts, and was described as earning "praise for the quality of its strategic counsel on patent prosecution matters and negotiating licensing deals, including freedom-to-operate analyses and patent opinion work. Fields a renowned litigation team, handling patent and copyright infringement claims, and PTAB inter partes reviews. Enjoys a strong reputation for its deep bench of life sciences specialists." Clients noted, “Their greatest strengths are in their legal and technical knowledge and their focus on clients' business objectives" and "they are very responsive, experienced and have a good understanding of the law." Along with the firm’s ranking, Edward R. Gates and Michael N. Rader were ranked individually for intellectual property in Massachusetts.
Client Choice Awards: Three Wolf Greenfield attorneys, Edward Gates, John Van Amsterdam and Robert Walat, were recognized by Client Choice for excellent client care and the quality of their service.
Best Law Firms: Wolf Greenfield was included in the list of 2019 Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm was recognized in tier 1 of the Boston metropolitan area rankings for Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law, and Trademark Law. It was also recognized in tier 2 of the national rankings for Litigation – Patent, Trademark Law and Patent Law and in tier 3 of the national rankings for Litigation - Intellectual Property.
Best Lawyers in America: Sixteen Wolf Greenfield attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019, including Michael A. Albert, David Cauble, Neil P. Ferraro, Edward R. Gates, Richard F. Giunta, Patricia Granahan, Helen Lockhart, Chelsea A. Loughran, Timothy J. Oyer, Michael N. Rader, Nathan R. Speed, Charles T. Steenburg, Maryanne Trevisan, John Van Amsterdam, Edmund J. Walsh and Douglas R. Wolf.
Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000: In 2018, Wolf Greenfield was highly recommended for patent prosecution, recommended for transactions, and listed in the bronze category for litigation. In addition, nine Wolf Greenfield attorneys were recognized individually, including Michael A. Albert, Neil P. Ferraro, Edward R. Gates, Jason M. Honeyman, Jeffrey D. Hsi, Timothy J. Oyer, Michael N. Rader, Ed Russavage and Patrick R.H. Waller.
Vault: Wolf Greenfield was named one of the top 10 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For in the 2019 Vault Law Firm Rankings. The firm was also recognized as one of the top 10 Best Intellectual Property Boutique Law Firms, one of the top 15 Most Selective Midsize Law Firms, and one of the Top 150 Under 150, Vault’s list of leading midsize firms.
World Trademark Review 1000: Wolf Greenfield was ranked in the gold category in Massachusetts in the World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2019, a prestigious ranking of leading law firms and individual practitioners offering trademark legal services around the globe. The firm has been included in the WTR 1000 each year since the list’s inception in 2011. In addition, Michael A. Albert, John L. Welch and Douglas R. Wolf were honored for individual achievement in Massachusetts.
Super Lawyers and Rising Stars: 18 Wolf Greenfield attorneys were named to the 2018 list of Massachusetts Super Lawyers and another 22 were named to the 2018 list of Massachusetts Rising Stars by Super Lawyers. (View the full list here.)
Managing IP: Wolf Greenfield was recognized for both PTAB litigation and patent prosecution in Managing Intellectual Property's national rankings.
LMG Life Sciences: The sixth annual edition of LMG Life Sciences recommended Wolf Greenfield for patent prosecution, highly recommended the firm for patent strategy and management, and named five of its attorneys "Life Science Stars" for 2018: Edward R. Gates, Timothy J. Oyer, Maryanne Trevisan, Michael J. Twomey and Patrick R.H. Waller.
The Legal 500:
Wolf Greenfield was ranked again in The Legal 500 United States. The firm was listed in the category of "Patent: prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings)." It was recognized as an "outstanding" IP boutique that combines "expertise in a broad variety of industry sectors" with the "ability to understand its clients’ business objectives" and "highly tailored advice."