Lando & Anastasi and Five Practitioners Recognized in 2023 IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners

  • June 28, 2023

Boston, MA— Boston, MA— Lando & Anastasi, LLP (L&A) is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked for the twelfth consecutive year among some of the world’s largest and most prominent law firms in the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. The publication, one of the most extensive guides to leading patent professionals and firms around the world, acknowledged L&A’s “impressive team” and called out the firm’s high percentage of practitioners with advanced degrees in science, technology, and business and its “commercial, creative, and technically savvy” counsel.

L&A is one of only a few firms, and the only IP boutique of our size, to be ranked in all three 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 individual practices.

John N. Anastasi is recognized for his prosecution practice. Clients praise John for his “excellent” counsel. “He is a pleasure to work with, both on a professional and personal level. John is always eager to help and takes a genuine interest in his clients’ businesses.”

Peter C. Lando is recognized for his prosecution and transactional practices. IAM wrote, “Peter understands his clients’ businesses and provides outstanding quality at reasonable costs. He is an excellent communicator and is highly focused on achieving the commercial objectives of his clients.”

Keith F. Noe is recognized for his prosecution practice, with IAM adding that his expertise in prosecution, developed from experience in both in-house and private practice, makes him a significant asset to his clients.

Craig R. Smith is recognized for his litigation practice, and IAM noted his representation of prominent clients “in a variety of industries from technology to consumer goods.”

Thomas M. Sullivan is recognized for his prosecution practice, and IAM points to Tom’s venerable expertise in patent prosecution, supporting several large corporations in their patent strategies.

About IAM

IAM, a trusted source of worldwide IP news and analysis, publishes the annual IAM Patent 1000, identifying the top patent professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. Their extensive research process is based on interviews with nearly 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 effective 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, 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 and follow the firm on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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