Erise Attorneys Among Most Active at the PTAB, Patexia Insights Study Finds


Patexia, the world’s largest network for intellectual property professionals, released its fourth annual IPR Intelligence Report 2020, which found that three Erise IP attorneys at the firm are among the most active at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

Over a five-year period between July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2020, Patexia evaluated 915 law firms, 7,708 unique cases, 4,886 unique patents and 79,523 unique claims. Patexia evaluated overall activity and success to develop a weighted average to determine rankings.

Erise, as a law firm, ranked 16 out of the Top 100 firms in the US. The only firms ahead of Erise were Am Law 100 firms with far more attorneys than Erise, a remarkable statement on the amount and quality of work done by the attorneys at Erise.

Individually, Erise’s attorneys also outperformed their BigLaw peers. Shareholders Eric Buresh, Adam Seitz and Paul Hart rank among the top 60 most active practitioners representing petitioners. Buresh is the 24th most active petitioner attorney, Setiz ranks 41st and Hart is 59th. In addition, Buresh is the 67th most active overall.

Jason Mudd, who is among the top 200 most active, is ranked as the 38th best performing attorney for petitioners.

These rankings place Erise attorneys in the top 6% of all attorneys in the US.