K&L Gates Recognized in 2022 Managing IP Magazine’s ‘IP Stars’ for Trademark

12 April 2022

K&L Gates LLP has been named among the world’s leading trademark practices in Managing IP magazine’s ‘IP Stars’ 2022 rankings. The firm received six practice rankings across four jurisdictions. Over the next few months, Managing IP will release rankings in the patent, copyright, and transactions categories as well as their individual rankings.

The jurisdictions in which the firm was recognized in the 2022 edition for trademark include:


  • Trademark contentious 
  • Trademark prosecution 

Nationwide U.S.

  • Trademark prosecution 


  • Trademark contentious  
  • Trademark prosecution  


  • Trademarks

In addition, Seattle partner Theo Angelis has been shortlisted for the Litigator of the Year: Washington award.

IP Stars is a leading guide to IP law firms and practitioners worldwide. IP Stars rankings evaluate experience, workload, market reputation, outcomes achieved for clients, and unique strengths in a variety of IP practice areas, making it one of the most comprehensive guides in the IP profession.

K&L Gates’ IP practice has more than 200 lawyers and professionals – including more than 100 registered patent lawyers, agents, and technology specialists with technical or advanced science degrees, nearly 30 with doctorates – who devote their practices to helping clients establish, enforce, and leverage their intellectual property rights worldwide. Through its members across the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, and Australia, K&L Gates’ IP practice filed more than 5,500 patent applications and 4,500 trademarks worldwide in 2021.