More than 33 million Americans have quit their jobs since the spring of last year. With over 40% of workers considering taking part in this “Great Resignation,” how can IP departments ensure a happy, invested group of employees?
Design patents are a crucial component of IP strategy, and just as with utility patents, require a firm with dedicated expertise. Here, we name the top firms in design, based on filing volume, allowance rate, and average office actions to allowance.
The year was defined by an ongoing pandemic, the inauguration of a new president, and a generally shaky economy. Fortunately, the IP industry has continued to grow and adjust and prepare for a future that is hard to predict.