Honors & Awards

Seed IP is the leading intellectual property firm in the Pacific Northwest, with national and international reach. Please see the list below for just some of the various accolades and honors recently bestowed upon the firm and its attorneys.

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"Best Law Firms 2023" (U.S. News & World Report / Best Lawyers)

In 2023, Seed IP is ranked nationally in six practice areas and ranked regionally in seven practice areas.

The Best Lawyers in America® 2023

Seed IP has nineteen attorneys listed in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Honored with 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” Awards are Kevin Costanza (Trademark Law), Kevan Morgan (Patent Law), and Qing (Becky) Lin, Ph.D. (Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice). Additionally, eight attorneys were selected to the third annual “Ones to Watch” list in 2023.

WTR Global Leaders 2022 (World Trademark Review)

WTR (World Trademark Review®) Global Leaders 2022 | Russell C. Pangborn recognized each year 2019-2022. Additionally, Russ was interviewed in years 2020, 2021, and 2022.

WIPR Leaders (World Intellectual Property Review)

Russell C. Pangborn recognized in years 2017-2020.

Diversity Snapshot 2022 – Law360 (A LexisNexis® Company)

In 2022, Seed IP is ranked at #7 on the Law Firms With the Most Diverse Equity Partnerships list for U.S. law firms with 100 or fewer attorneys.

Top Patent Firms 2022 (Harrity & Harrity, LLP)

Seed IP is ranked at #31 nationally for top patent law firms, based on the total number of U.S. utility patents (1,386) that issued during 2022.

IAM Patent 1000–The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2022

Seed IP has eight “Recommended” or “Highly Recommended” partners on “The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2022” list, and the firm itself is ranked in the “Gold Band” for Firms: Prosecution, as well as “Highly Recommended” for Firms: Transactions, in 2022.

Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2022

In 2022, Seed IP ranked as a “Highly Recommended Firm” for intellectual property matters, and has four attorneys listed as ”IP Stars” for patent and trademark matters.

Washington’s Best Workplaces 2022 (Puget Sound Business Journal)

Seed IP is recognized as one of Washington’s Best Workplaces for 2022, in the Large Companies category.

Legal Leaders™ (ALM) / Martindale-Hubbell® Top Rated AV Preeminent™ Intellectual Property Lawyers 2022

Seed IP has seven AV-rated attorneys, and one Distinguished rated attorney as of 2022.

IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists 2022

Brooke W. Quist recognized in the 2022 edition. The guide identifies the individuals who are leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximize the value of IP portfolios.

Chambers USA 2022

Seed IP received a firm ranking, along with having two of its partners, Karl Hermanns and Kevan Morgan, listed as “Notable Practitioners” in the 2022 edition.

Thomson Reuters’ Washington Super Lawyers/Rising Stars 2022

In 2022, Seed IP has five attorneys selected to Super Lawyers and four attorneys selected to Rising Stars.

World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2022

Seed IP listed as “Recommended Firm” in 2022. Kevin Costanza, Marc Levy and Russell Pangborn listed as “Recommend Individuals” in 2022.

Client Choice Awards (Lexology + International Law Office)

Russell C. Pangborn honored in 2018; Qing “Becky” Lin, Ph.D., in 2017; and E. Russell Tarleton in 2015.

It's not what we say, it's what they say

Seed IP is one of the leading intellectual property firms in the Pacific Northwest, with national and international reach. Please see the list below for just some of the various accolades and honors recently bestowed upon the firm and its attorneys.

Honors & Awards

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