The Intellectual Property Attorney Hourly Rate Report 2014 is the most comprehensive report on individual Attorney hourly rates in the IP Practice and details all of the major Private Law Firms in this important market.
Each Section of the Report – Top-Level Summary, Individual Firm Detail, City Detail and Patent, Copyright and Trademark Analysis lists the hourly rates for each position (Partner, Counsel, Associate and Support Staff) at the Firm from 2009 – 2014.
The Report provides top-level information for the Top 10, 50, 100, 101 – 200 Firms, in terms of annual revenue size, as well as smaller and boutique firms which are not currently in the Top 200, followed by each individual Firm making up that grouping and then by City. Intellectual Property permeates all sectors of the global economy. This Report helps Law Firms effectively price its services in an extremely competitive marketplace.
As the summary tables and analyses in this report will show, the hourly rates of Attorneys practicing Intellectual Property – definedas litigation, not prosecution, of Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks in this Report – continue to rise and are some of the highest of any practice area.