ALEXANDRIA, June 13, 2018 - Buchanan's IP practice and 17 of its attorneys are recognized in the 2018 edition of IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, a guide that identifies the top patent practitioners in key jurisdictions across in the U.S. and across the globe. These Buchanan attorneys are recognized as leading patent practitioners in the following categories:

  • Lynn J. Alstadt - Pennsylvania
  • Michael L. Dever - Pennsylvania
  • Erin M. Dunston - DC Metro Area; National
  • Matthew L. Fedowitz – DC Metro Area
  • David A. Gurwin - Pennsylvania
  • Christine M. Hansen - Delaware
  • Susan M. Hartman - Pennsylvania
  • Philip L. Hirschhorn - New York
  • Patrick Keane - DC Metro Area
  • Robert G. Mukai - DC Metro Area; National
  • William C. Rowland - DC Metro Area
  • Matthew L. Schneider - DC Metro Area
  • Lloyd Smith – DC Metro Area
  • Duane A. Stewart III - Pennsylvania
  • Carla J. Vrsansky - Pennsylvania
  • Todd R. Walters - DC Metro Area; National
  • Charles F. Wieland III – DC Metro Area

The guide’s rankings are based on the opinions of leading attorneys within the industry, as well as in-house counsel, and includes individuals and firms with the most positive feedback from clients and peers. Only those identified by market sources for their “exceptional skill sets and profound insights into patent matters” are featured in the guide.