Kilpatrick Townsend’s reputation for Intellectual Property excellence provides access to work for clients developing some of the most surprising and revolutionary ideas, products and designs.  We are hired by the world’s most innovative technology companies, not merely for our size and breadth of technical expertise but, increasingly, for our ability to solve their most pressing business problems and to protect their most valuable IP.

Kilpatrick Townsend earned high recognition in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  In total, Kilpatrick Townsend earned 81 spots on the prestigious list.  Kilpatrick Townsend was named a leading firm for Intellectual Property, with special recognition for expertise in Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets.

IP Department

  • Electronics & Software
  • Chemistry & Life Sciences
  • Mechanical & Medical Devices
  • Patent Litigation
  • Trademark & Copyright
  • Total Team Members - 328

    Firm of the Year

    Trademark Firm of the Year 2017

    Managing IP names Kilpatrick Townsend
    Trademark Firm of the Year for contentious work in 2017


    patent applications across 119 countries for 1,040 different clients


    Tori Burch

    Trade Dress Dispute

    Partnering with in-house counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend successfully settled a high-profile trade dress dispute for longtime client and women’s high-fashion brand Tory Burch. More than 300 IP attorneys strong, the firm played a critical role in developing the eponymous fashion brand’s short- and long-term IP strategies, making our insights into the case invaluable. As such, we continue to advise the brand and collaborate on its strategic IP initiatives.