p> Toronto (June 17, 2019) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) has been selected as a leader in patent practice in the 2019 edition of IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals, with 17 members of the firm's Intellectual Property Group highlighted. Of those 17 recognized individuals, 12 were recommended in Patent Prosecution — more than any other Canadian law firm according to the publication.

BLG once again received a gold ranking in Patent Prosecution — the fourth consecutive year the firm has achieved this feat — and silver in Patent Litigation. The firm was highlighted for its "remarkable" depth of bench, enabling the group to cover any and all technical disciplines.

The IAM Patent 1000 recognizes outstanding individual and firm expertise in all major areas of patent practice. Through an extensive research process, the publication identifies the top patent practitioners, as well as the leading patent practice firms, in key jurisdictions around the world.

The following BLG practitioners were recognized for their exceptional work:

According to IAM Patent 1000, BLG's IP Group is a "prolific patent filer and trusted advisor to a variety of sophisticated and discerning innovators", with an "absolutely stacked" life sciences practice.