Technology Center 1700 covers a broad range of technologies, including diverse fields such as organic chemistry, fuel cells, adhesives, and food. Its average allowance rate is 57.7%, which is quite a bit below the USPTO average of 72%.  Its average speed to disposition is 36.6 months, bringing it very much in line with the USPTO average of 35.8 months. Below are the top 10 fastest firms in TC 1700. All firms were chosen from IP Today's top firms for 2015 and have at least 100 disposed applications in the technology center. The rankings below are based on the average number of months between an application's filing date and the date of its disposition.

Congratulations to the firms below for their prowess in TC 1700s technologies.

10. Jones Day (33.6)

9. Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts (33.5)

8. Amin, Turocy & Watson (33.4)

7. Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, McNett & Henry (33.2)

6. Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe (32.3)

5. Hovey Williams (32.2)

4. Merchant & Gould (32.0)

3. Pepper Hamilton (30.8)

2. Dunlap Codding (30.5)

1. Porter Hedges (28.9)


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