MVA IP Team and Attorneys recognized in 2024 IAM Patent 1000


Moore & Van Allen (MVA) has been recognized by IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, a unique guide that identifies the top patent professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. MVA Members Kate Cole, Michele Glessner, Jeffrey Gray, Chris Knors, Dick Lupo, Kevin Ransom, Bruce Rose, Nick Russell, Peter Stewart, Todd Taylor, Mark Wilson, and Jacob Zambrzycki were listed as recommended attorneys in their respective practice areas.

The IAM Patent 1000 is a standalone publication that identifies individual and firm expertise in all major areas of patent law and practice. Through an extensive research process conducted by a team of highly qualified, full-time analysts, the publication identifies the top patent practitioners, as well as leading patent law and attorney firms. The complete list of North Carolina rankings can be seen in alphabetical order by firm/attorney name here.

The guide state, “Well respected in the market, Moore & Van Allen provides integrated services across a number of practice areas to its clients. Based in North and South Carolina, its attorneys operate across the country, taking the time to provide in-person services in order to best understand their businesses and thus provide tailored advice. The names to note for masterful litigation in the North Carolina office are Mark Wilson and IAM Patent 1000 debutant Jacob Zambrzycki, who have teamed up to represent manufacturing companies Celgard and Kaho Partners in court. Also skilled in various litigation arenas, as well as in other areas of patent law, Kate Cole is a top choice for loyal patrons, earning her plaudits: “In the business of mistakes, I have never seen her make one. Very creative, detail oriented, and always gets the deal done.” Also earning praise is IAM Patent 1000 newcomer Michele Glessner, whose skills lie in patent prosecution: “Michele is incredibly reliable and dependable. Her commitment to meeting deadlines and delivering on promises is second to none; her meticulous attention to detail and ethical standards is exemplary; and she possesses a remarkable ability to grasp complex concepts swiftly, which is invaluable when dealing with intricate patent matters and a variety of inventors. She consistently delivers outstanding results, making her a trusted and highly effective partner.” She joins a team of patent prosecution experts with a deep bench of expertise across a variety of fields: Jeffrey Gray’s mechanical engineering and corporate design engineering experience make him a smart choice for handling manufacturing company Intertape Polymer Corporation’s patent prosecution, along with Chris Knors who is relied on by multiple companies in the life sciences and manufacturing industries. Leveraging a background in research, Nick Russell can delve deeply into the intricacies of his clients’ biological and chemical patents. Electrical engineering guru Kevin Ransom and “top-notch” acquisitions and prosecutions expert Peter Stewart team up to provide patent prosecution services to manufacturing company Electrolux. Formerly at Alston & Bird, Bruce Rose is a well-rounded attorney, well placed to offer IP services across the board, particularly to companies in the chemical engineering space. Finishing off the roster are Dickson Lupo and Todd Taylor, who both dispense masterful management and counsel when it comes to transactional matters for patrons, regarding intellectual property and more.” 



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