Prof. Rafał Sikorski named one of the IAM Patent 1000 2022 top patent experts

For the second year in a row, the head of the SMM Legal IP department has earned an individual recommendation in the international The IAM Patent 1000 2022 ranking. Prof. Sikorski has been highlighted in the “Individuals: prosecution” category. Every year, the ranking identifies the best professionals in the field of patent law.

This time, patent law specialists from all over the world appreciated our Senior Partner’s unique capacity to grasp the complexity of patent-related issues  [‘Rafał Sikorski is one of the few Polish academics and lawyers who understands the complexity of technical standards and the patents related to them. His broad technical compass and international contacts make him a go-to practitioner for global patent cases’.]

‘I would like to thank both clients and colleagues working in this field who have recommended my candidature,’ says Prof. Sikorski. ‘I also wish to congratulate other highlighted experts,’ adds Prof. Sikorski, summing up his success.

The IAM Patent 1000 ranking is developed by professionals from the patent sector from all over the world. Every year, on the basis of numerous interviews with lawyers, patent attorneys and in-house legal counsels they create an up-to-date list of the best experts in the field. This year’s results are available here.

‘All distinctions that rely directly on the feedback from our clients and colleagues are particularly important to us,’ says Przemysław Maciak, Managing Partner at SMM Legal. The example of our Senior Partner shows that the combination of academic passion and practical experience is highly sought-after the business world.’

We congratulate our Senior Partner and wish him continued success!

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