Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, was recognized as the top Intellectual Property law firm in Rochester by readers of the Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record, as part of the publications’ first Reader Rankings survey. The rankings were published in both publications on July 28.
The rankings were garnered as part of a month-long survey of Rochester-area business leaders and decision-makers. Nearly 4,000 responses were received and tallied by staff at the Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record.
“We’re honored that the work of our Intellectual Property Group was singled out for this award,” said Brian B. Shaw, partner and leader of Harter Secrest & Emery’s Intellectual Property Group. “It is especially gratifying that the leaders of Rochester’s business community hold Harter Secrest & Emery in such high regard.”
The Harter Secrest & Emery Intellectual Property Group provides comprehensive intellectual property legal services to clients throughout the United States and in many foreign countries. The Group assists clients in building and maintaining Intellectual Property portfolios including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights, and has extensive experience negotiating and drafting licensing agreements, as well as serving as lead counsel in complex patent and other intellectual property litigation. In addition, the Intellectual Property Group provides strategic counseling to clients on assessing potential threats, and avoiding conflicts with third parties. The Group’s clients operate in multiple fields, including manufacturing, retail, consumer goods, office products, and high technology and range from Fortune 500 corporations, major motion picture studios, and investors, to start-up ventures, entrepreneurs, and individual inventors.