Sunstein LLP founder Bruce D. Sunstein and partner Robert M. Asher have been named to the 2021 IAM Patent 1000 list for patent prosecution and litigation respectively. Sunstein LLP was also named a 2021 “Recommended Firm” by IAM Patent 1000 for patent prosecution.
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, “The solid technological underpinnings on which Sunstein’s IP platform is based promote a high degree of efficiency in all areas of its practice, including patents. The dedicated patent group applies a rigorously commercial mindset in carrying out its prosecution and portfolio management assignments; this translates into the creation of enforceable assets that also appeal to acquisitive companies and potential licensing partners.”
“Bruce D. Sunstein sets the standard when it comes to patent quality; highly respected for his IP wisdom, he is regularly called on as an expert witness and arbitrator. Skilled in the arts of advocacy and prosecution, Robert M. Asher runs point for a post-grant practice that is never short of work or successes,” noted the IAM Patent 1000.
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.