IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals Recognizes L&A and Five Practitioners in 2024 Patent Rankings

  • June 5, 2024

Boston, MA—Lando & Anastasi, LLP (L&A) is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked for the 13th consecutive year among some of the world’s largest and most prominent law firms in the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

The publication, one of the most extensive guides to leading patent professionals and firms around the world, called out L&A’s extensive experience: “a one-stop shop for all IP needs.” Practitioners are well known among their peers and clients to be “knowledgeable, ethical, honest and proactive on IP matters.”

L&A is one of only a few firms, and the only IP boutique of our size, to be ranked for excellence in all three patent practice areas: transactions, prosecution, and litigation. In addition to the firm rankings, five firm partners also were named by IAM to this year’s list for their patent practices.

John N. Anastasi is recognized for his prosecution practice, John is known for “providing top-class patent strategy advice” to his clients. IAM adds a stellar review. “Drawing on many years of experience in the field, Anastasi is a go-to for a plethora of companies, from multinationals to start-ups, for his patent prowess.”

Peter C. Lando is recognized for his prosecution and transactions practices. IAM wrote, Peter is “a highly respected attorney among peers and clientele for his expertise in patent portfolio growth, both through prosecution and transactional matters.”

Keith F. Noe is recognized for his prosecution practice. Keith’s approach to client service is appreciated by a range of clients, including large multinationals and notable manufacturing companies. Clients note that Keith is “very knowledgeable and prompt when it comes to patent filing and prosecution.”

Craig R. Smith is recognized for his litigation practice, and IAM called Craig “the name to note for all litigation and contentious needs.” Adding, “his aptitude extends across all IP types and to companies from all manner of industries.”

Thomas M. Sullivan is recognized for his prosecution practice. IAM points out Tom’s “business-centric approach,” noting that Tom is looked to by a range of innovative clients for his venerable expertise and strategic advice.

About IAM

IAM, a trusted source of worldwide IP news and analysis, publishes the annual IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, identifying the top patent professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. Their extensive research process is based on interviews with more than 1,800 attorneys in private practice and in-house counsel, together with client feedback. Only those identified by market sources for their exceptional skill sets and profound insights into patent matters are selected for the guide.

About Lando & Anastasi, LLP

Lando & Anastasi, LLP (L&A) partners with clients to protect their innovations through sophisticated and innovative intellectual property strategies related to patent, trademark and copyright procurement, licensing and associated transactions, counseling, trade secrets, and litigation. This partnership complements an emphasis on creative and strategic solutions guided by a solid understanding of each client’s business imperatives. Well versed in a wide range of industries including life sciences, software, cleantech, medical devices, chemical and electrical engineering, and high-tech manufacturing, L&A attorneys counsel clients ranging from individuals to early-stage and venture-backed start-ups to small and large national and global corporations. For more information and the latest firm news, please visit lalaw.com and follow L&A on LinkedIn and X.

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