Law firm Munck Wilson Mandala and five partners made the final selection for the 9th edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2020 – a unique guide that identifies the top patent professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. William Munck, Jamil Alibhai, and Michael Wilson are featured in the litigation table. Munck is also featured in prosecution, along with Gregory Howison and David Doyle. Howison is also featured in transactions.

Online and in its printed version, the IAM Patent 1000 is commonly regarded as one of the definitive ‘go-to’ resources for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise and leading expert witnesses in the US.

IAM listings are the result of an exhaustive qualitative research process to identify outstanding firms and individuals across multiple jurisdictions. Clients interviewed on working with Munck Wilson Mandala said the firm “has a reputation for procuring strong, broad and enforceable patents…meeting all possible requirements in terms of timeliness and cost efficiency.”

Ranked the largest patent law firm in North Texas, Munck Wilson Mandala is known as an “IP Powerhouse” among clients and in the legal community. MWM represents clients in the hardware, software, firmware, gaming, pharmaceutical, defense, wired/wireless communications, energy, medical device/healthcare, and electromechanical fields, among others. MWM offers full-service counsel in the areas of IP litigation, complex commercial litigation, IP portfolio development, corporate transactions and securities, and employment law.

Munck has led the firm since the early 2000s, successfully assembling one of the most powerful teams of IP lawyers, paralegals, and support staff, including 40 registered patent attorneys and 30 litigators. Alibhai is a member of the firm’s executive committee and chairs the firm’s litigation section. Wilson is also on the executive committee and is well known for his trial skills handling complex and technical cases. Howison is considered one of North Texas’s most experienced IP veterans with more than 35 years’ experience and Doyle brings more than 20 years representing clients in the protection of their IP. In 2018, he helped MWM client Raytheon obtain the 10 millionth patent issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Munck Wilson Mandala is a technology-focused law firm with offices in Dallas, Austin and Marshall, Texas, and Los Angeles, California. The firm offers full-service counsel in the areas of intellectual property litigation, complex commercial litigation, intellectual property portfolio development, corporate transactions and securities, and employment law. Munck Wilson Mandala represents clients from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Learn more about the firm at