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SEATTLE, Wash. (November 1, 2017) – Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that it has been named the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Law Firm of the Year” in Patent Law.

Only one law firm receives the “Law Firm of the Year” designation in each of the nationally ranked legal practice areas. Perkins Coie was selected based on a combination of the results of client surveys, background information provided by each law firm and responses to law firm surveys showing the high regard that lawyers at other firms in the relevant practice area have for the firm.

“We are honored to receive this high praise from U.S. News - Best Lawyers,” said Steve Bishop, co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice. “This ranking recognizes our continued efforts to develop proprietary tools and services that make it easier for our clients to manage their patent portfolios.”

Perkins Coie’s showing in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list includes first-tier rankings in 38 practice areas nationally and first-tier rankings in 62 practice areas in 15 specific regional markets, including Alaska, Chicago, Colorado, Dallas, Idaho, Los Angeles, Madison, New York, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle and Washington, D.C.

Perkins Coie’s patent attorneys successfully prepare and prosecute patent applications in anticipation of licensing opportunities and potential litigation. They manage patent portfolios in a range of industries, including computer science, electronics, semiconductors, telecommunications, life sciences and biotechnology, medical devices, aerospace, and consumer products.

About Perkins Coie: Founded in 1912, Perkins Coie LLP has more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia. The firm provides a full array of corporate, commercial litigation and intellectual property legal services to a broad range of clients, from FORTUNE 50 corporations to emerging growth startups, as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.

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