2012 US Design Patent Toteboard

(Revised February 6 and 7, 2015 to correct a typographical error in the patent count for two firms.)

Note:  You can also see the 2014 US Design Patent Toteboard and the 2013 US Design Patent Toteboard.

The USPTO issued 21951 design patents in 2012.  The goal of this toteboard is to list the firms that helped clients to obtain these US design patents.  It ranks the firms according to the number of US design patents obtained.  Each firm was invited in January 2015 to submit a simple online questionnaire.  Each firm was asked to report only US design patents for which that firm is listed on the front page of the granted patent.  Here are the results of those reports.

ranking firm patents web address
1 Banner & Witcoff 660 www.bannerwitcoff.com
2 QuickPatents 328 www.quickpatents.com
3 Sughrue Mion, PLLC 258 www.sughrue.com
4 Muncy, Geissler, Olds. 168 www.mg-ip.com
5 Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC 147 www.raderfishman.com
6 Saidman DesignLaw Group 124 www.designlawgroup.com
7 Knobbe Martens 113 www.knobbe.com
8 Harness Dickey 109 www.hdp.com
9 Cantor Colburn LLP 107 www.cantorcolburn.com
10 Westerman, Hattori, Daniels 81 www.whda.com
11 Pearne & Gordon LLP 77 www.pearne.com
12 RatnerPrestia 73 www.ratnerprestia.com
13 Crowell & Morning LLP 69 www.crowell.com
14 Jacobson Holman PLLC 54 www.jhip.com
15 Leydig, Voit & Mayer 49 www.leydig.com
16 Warner Norcross & Judd LLP 49 www.wnj.com
17 Oppedahl Patent Law Firm LLC 30 www.oppedahl.com
18 Osha Liang LLP 24 www.oshaliang.com
19 Leason Ellis LLC 23 www.leasonellis.com
20 Otter Products, LLC 19 www.otterbox.com
21 Design IP 18 www.designip.com
22 Andrus Intellectual Property 16 www.andruslaw.com
23 Head, Johnson & Kachigian, PC 12 www.hjklaw.com
24 Brown & Michaels 3 www.bpmlegal.com
25 Chernoff Vilhauer LLP 3 www.chernofflaw.com
26 Babcock IP, PLLC 3 www.babcockip.com
27 Michael J Brown Law Office 2 www.mjbrownlaw.com
28 G. White Patents 1 www.gwhitepatents.com


If you would like to be included in the US Design Patent Toteboard in future years, please subscribe to the Industrial Designs listserv at https://www.oppedahl.com/designs-l/ . When the online questionnaire for next year is made available, it will be announced on that listserv.

You can also see all of the past toteboards.

This table is provided by the Ant-Like Persistence blog.

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