Dorsey & Whitney’s Intellectual Property group has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000, which identifies top patent firms and professionals globally. The Firm achieved recognition in four practice areas, with 22 attorneys earning individual accolades.

“Dorsey’s recognition across multiple markets in the IAM Patent 1000 illustrates the depth and breadth of Dorsey’s capabilities in intellectual property law,” said Bill Stoeri, Managing Partner at Dorsey & Whitney. “This achievement is a direct reflection of our commitment to excellence and our strategic focus on key industries where our clients lead and innovate.”


The 2024 edition of the IAM Patent 1000 commends Dorsey for its standout performance in key markets, emphasizing the Firm’s dedicated service and expert handling of complex patent matters in the following areas:

Colorado: Recognized for expertise in patent transactions, particularly in the fields of biotechnology and engineering

  • Patent Prosecution – Highly Recommended 
  • Patent Transaction – Recommended
  • Patent Litigation – Silver

Minnesota: Noted for excellence in patent prosecution and litigation, with strong ties to the healthcare and technology sectors

  • Patent Litigation – Silver

Utah: Distinguished for innovative approaches in patent protection and IP strategy, serving the digital media and telecommunications sectors

  • Patent Firms - Gold

Washington: Celebrated for a robust patent litigation practice, supporting clients in the software and aerospace industries 

  • Patent Litigation – Silver 
  • Patent Prosecution – Bronze


IAM Patent 1000 honors the following 22 Dorsey attorneys for their contributions across these markets, marking their impact on both regional and national levels.

Dorsey’s prominence in the IAM Patent 1000 underscores its ongoing commitment to delivering superior intellectual property services tailored to the unique needs of clients in various high-tech and rapidly evolving sectors. View the full list of Dorsey & Whitney’s rankings > 

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