For yet another year running, the Head of the SMM Legal Intellectual Property Department has earned an individual recommendation in “The IAM Patent 1000 2023” ranking identifying the best patent experts. Prof. Rafał Sikorski was distinguished in the “Individuals: prosecution” category.
“The IAM Patent 1000” ranking is developed by professionals from the patent sector from all over the world. Over five months, IAM verifiers carried out about 1,800 interviews with a number of advocates, attorneys, patent lawyers and in-house lawyers to gather market information on key players in the field. The “AIM Patent 1000” recommendation is awarded by collecting the required number of positive opinions from experts and clients familiar with the recommended lawyer’s practice and the market they serve. To read this year’s results, click here.
‘Positive feedback from clients and colleagues working in the same field is a great sign of appreciation. I am very grateful for that,’ says Prof. Prof. Rafał Sikorski. ‘I also want to congratulate other highlighted experts,’ concludes Prof. Sikorski, summarizing his success.
In this year’s edition of the ranking, patent law professionals from all over the world emphasized our Senior Partner’s unique understanding of the practical intricacies of patent issues.
‘Distinctions that stem directly from client and colleague feedback are very important to us,’ says Mr. Przemysław Maciak, Managing Partner at SMM Legal. ‘The example of our Senior Partner is the best proof that the combination of practical experience and academic activity works perfectly in the business context.
We congratulate our Senior Partner and wish him continued success!