Sunstein LLP founder Bruce D. Sunstein and firm partner Robert M. Asher have been named to the 2020 IAM Patent 1000 list for prosecution and litigation respectively. The IAM Patent 1000 is commonly regarded as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise and leading expert witnesses in the US.
According to IAM Patent 1000, “Bruce D. Sunstein and Robert M. Asher uphold Sunstein’s reputation for excellence in electrical engineering, computer hardware and software patent spaces.” IAM Patent 1000 also notes that “Sunstein procures strong patents that can withstand rigorous testing in litigation; a smart and creative lawyer who thinks several moves ahead,” and Asher “takes the lead on inter partes reviews.”
Sunstein founded Sunstein LLP over 40 years ago, and his strategic approach to intellectual property has enabled a wide range of enterprises to achieve dominant patent positions in their markets. He is a patent and IP strategist for market leaders and startups in diverse industries including computer hardware and software, electronic circuits and systems, communications and speech, medical devices, pharmaceuticals bioinformatics, and mechanical devices. Sunstein is also an experienced expert witness and arbitrator in intellectual property disputes.
As the Chair of the firm’s Patent Office Litigation Group, Asher leads the post-grant proceedings team leveraging his deep experience in patent litigation and patent prosecution. He is an astute and accomplished advocate for inventors and businesses affected by patents.
Sunstein LLP is widely recognized as a top intellectual property firm which uses innovative approaches to solve clients’ problems and delivers significant value by helping clients both win immediate objectives and address long-term business goals.
The IAM Patent 1000 identifies the top patent firms and individuals across multiple jurisdictions around the globe annually. To compile the guide, IAM conducts extensive research looking at factors such as depth of knowledge, market presence, and level of work as well as positive peer and client feedback.