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U.S. News & World Report Again Recognizes IP Law Firm Brinks Gilson & Lione in Their 2021 "Best Law Firms" List
Published By U.S. News & World Report November 05, 2020

CHICAGO—With five national and six metropolitan rankings, Brinks Gilson & Lione, one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States, has been recognized again as a top-tier law firm by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers in the 2021 edition of “Best Law Firms.”

The 2020 “Best Law Firms” list ranks Brinks nationally in Tier 1, the highest level, in the category of Patent Law for the eleventh year in a row, in the category of Trademark Law for the ninth year in a row, and in the category of Litigation-Intellectual Property. The firm maintained national Tier 2 rankings in Litigation-Patent and Copyright Law.

Two individual Brinks offices also received top rankings at the metropolitan level in Chicago and Indianapolis. Brinks’ Indianapolis office is a new addition to the rankings this year, achieving a Tier 2 rating for Litigation – Intellectual Property and, in Chicago, the office again received Tier 1 designations in Copyright Law, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Patent Law, and Trademark Law.

Inclusion in the U.S. News–Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list signals professional excellence and persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. These rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer feedback, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

To be considered for “Best Law Firms,” a firm must have at least one attorney listed in the current edition of Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.

The firm’s full "Best Law Firms" rankings are available here.

Brinks Gilson & Lione

Celebrating more than 100 years of intellectual property law, Brinks Gilson & Lione is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the U.S., and helps clients around the world protect and enforce their intellectual property rights. Our lawyers, patent agents and scientific advisors assist clients in all aspects of patent, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret, and copyright law. Brinks attorneys provide informed counsel with respect to innovations in a range of complex and valuable technologies, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, bioengineering, industrial manufacturing, electronics and software, and medical devices. Visit for more information.