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Brinks Gilson & Lione Sixth Largest Specialty Intellectual Property Law Firm in U.S., Says Law 360
March 27, 2014

CHICAGOLaw360 ranks Brinks Gilson & Lione the sixth largest intellectual property law firm in the United States in the Law360 400, the online legal industry news source's inaugural ranking of firms with the most U.S.-based attorneys. Brinks has 160 attorneys and patent agents.

According to data compiled by Law360 for the rankings, the firm counts 78 shareholders among its total attorney head count. Brinks also added eleven new associates last fall, boosting by seven percent the number of attorneys at the firm.

Brinks serves commercial clients and research universities in every major technical field, including innovators in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, energy, agriculture, electrical and computer technologies, the mechanical arts, medical devices, green technology, and nanotechnology. Based in Chicago, Brinks has offices in Washington, D.C.; Ann Arbor, Mich.; Detroit; Research Triangle Park, N.C.;  Indianapolis and Salt Lake City. More information is at

Law360, a media company based in New York City that publishes news and analysis on business law for its online subscribers, compiled the Law360 400 rankings based on domestic attorney and partner head count surveys of U.S. law firms as of Dec. 31, 2013.