IAM patent law directory gives high marks to IP group

Global Press release - Firm July 12, 2021

2021 IAM Patent 1000 has recognized our Texas, New York, Canada and Hong Kong patent practices.

Additionally, 22 of the firm's global  intellectual property lawyers from 10 different offices were ranked as recommended or highly recommended.

The IAM Patent 1000 directory identifies world-class patent lawyers and leading expert witnesses from all over the world. IAM, which publishes a magazine and other publications covering the IP field, bases its rankings on interviews with patent lawyers and in-house counsels.

With more than 250 IP lawyers worldwide—many of whom have advanced scientific and technical degrees—Norton Rose Fulbright provides strategic legal advice across all key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.

The global patent group earned the following distinctions in the litigation, prosecution and transactions categories:


  • Gold in Texas
  • Gold in Canada
  • Recommended in Hong Kong


  • Highly Recommended in Texas
  • Silver in Canada
  • Recommended in New York
  • Recommended in Hong Kong


  • Recommended in Texas
  • Recommended in Canada
  • Recommended in Hong Kong

The lawyers listed below have been named top patent lawyers:

Lawyer Office Category
Felicia Boyd Minneapolis Litigation
Sébastien Clark Montréal Prosecution
Jung-Kay Chiu Toronto Prosecution and Transactions
Brian Daley Montréal Litigation
Justin Davidson Hong Kong SAR Litigation, Transactions, and Prosecution
Brett Govett Dallas Litigation
Amy Grenon Toronto Litigation
Eric Hall Houston Litigation
Mike Knapper London Transactions
Michael Krawzsenek Austin Prosecution
Maya Medeiros Toronto Prosecution
Gerard Messina New York Prosecution
Allyson Whyte Nowak Toronto Litigation
James Repass Houston Transactions
Gina Shishima Austin Prosecution and Transactions
Ross Viguet Dallas Prosecution
Charles Walker Houston Litigation
Kristin Wall Toronto Litigation
Mark Wilson Austin Prosecution and Transactions
Richard Zembek Houston Litigation