In the chart, we see both lower and higher than the national average, but all very close to both each other and the average. Fish & Richardson, with the highest volume, did the best, slightly better than the national average of 52%.
With this Technology Center, while the differences are only in single digits, Fish & Richardson, the firm with the highest volume, does end up with the lowest percentage of 112 rejections. This was also true in the 2400 and 2600 Technology Centers. Is this due to their deployment of technology to assist in error prevention? Or do they utilize different internal workflows that place an increased emphasis on catching these issues prior to filing?
Note: Harrity Patent Analytics has released their top legal firms of 2021, with several changes in position. In order to remain consistent with our past analysis, we have used their top legal firms of 2020 for this article. In a future edition we will examine differences between 2020 and 2021.