HRFM Named Top 10 Firm With Best Alice Allowance Rate

Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti (HRFM) has earned its place as one of the Top 10 Firms with the Best Allowance Rate by Juristat.

With an 86.82 Alice Allowance Rate over a 3-year time period, HRFM has one of the 10 highest percentages of applications with one or more Alice rejections that were eventually allowed by the USPTO — a true measurement of strategic effectiveness.

HRFM placed in the top 10 among 368 firms with at least 50 disposed applications that had experienced an Alice rejection.

The USPTO average Alice allowance rate is 54.6 percent.

View the Juristat blog post highlighting HRFM.

Since June 2014, rejections citing Alice have multiplied exponentially, accounting for more than 60 percent of §101 rejections by USPTO and more than 8 percent of all rejections, according to Juristat’s latest analysis.

About Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti (HRFM)

HRFM was founded in 1970 and has grown into the largest Intellectual Property law firm in Upstate New York, helping clients protect and enforce their Intellectual Property for nearly five decades.

HRFM’s attorneys and patent agents are some of the most respected professionals in their fields, with expertise in numerous technical disciplines, ranging from physics and pharmaceuticals to computer science and chemistry and many technical areas in between.

The litigation team successfully protects our clients’ interests in courts throughout the United States and our clients are leaders and innovators in their industries, ranging from individuals and start-ups to Fortune 100 companies.