Lerner David Recognized by IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2022

Lerner David is pleased to announce that IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class, private practice patent expertise – has once again recognized the firm in its annual rankings. IAM Patent 1000 2022 ranks Lerner David as a top tier (Gold) law firm in New Jersey. It is the firm’s 9th consecutive year as New Jersey’s leading IP law firm. In addition, six of our attorneys are ranked among the top IP attorneys in New Jersey in three categories: Patent Litigation (Greg Gewirtz, Keith Gilman), Patent Prosecution (Orville Cockings, Kelly Hwang, Mike Teschner), and Patent Transactions (Keith Gilman, Bruce Sales).

Firm rankings are based upon a firm’s depth of expertise, market presence and the level of work on which they are typically engaged. Individuals are identified by market sources for their exceptional skill sets and profound insights into patent matters.


IAM PATENT 1000 2022 Highlights:

One of the finest firms in New Jersey.

Lerner David demonstrates a complete command of patent practice.

The firm treats prosecution not as a bolt-on service but an area in which it can drive the successful achievement of its clientele’s business objectives.

Lerner David is also admired for its litigious firepower and a winning record stretching back decades. 


IAM PATENT 1000 2022 Attorney Spotlights:

Cockings Orville Cockings has engineering experience on his résumé and is steeped in the communications technology space; he also has worked as an in-house counsel. 
Gewirtz Greg Gewirtz, one of the most experienced lead counsels, makes light work of complex court and inter partes review proceedings. He also does prosecution – he has undertaken extensive patenting for Sony – and has cultivated a rare level of technical expertise in this role: “Greg is a world-class litigator. He is bright, creative, and he gets great results.”
Gilman Keith Gilman is a versatile senior professional who excels at deploying IP assets for business gain and managing risk.
Hwang Kelly Hwang, who has a patent to her name, is a pivotal member of the chemical and pharmaceutical teams and is a Korean and Japanese speaker whose US patent law wisdom is a boon to many Asia-based clients.
Sales Bruce Sales is a versatile senior professional who excels at deploying IP assets for business gain and managing risk.


Teschner Michael Teschner is a chemical and pharmaceutical expert whose triality of expertise in prosecution, post-grant proceedings and litigation bridges different practices within the outfit and encourages joined-up thinking.