Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C. is a full service intellectual property law firm with a nationwide practice located in Austin, Texas. We have approximately 70 employees, including approximately 40 attorneys, patent agents and technical advisors specializing in the procurement, prosecution, litigation, licensing and counseling of intellectual property matters, such as patents, copyrights, trademarks, unfair competition and domain names.
Ranked as the number 4 law firm in the United States with respect to the quality of patent applications issued (Intellectual Property Today, April 2016).
Ranked as having the 6th highest allowance rate in the United States Patent Office for computer technology related patent applications, (Juristat, October 2016).Ranked as the number 6 law firm in the United States with respect to the quality, technological strength and breadth of impact of its patent prosecution (Intellectual Property Today, April 2011).
Ranked number 9 nationwide in information technology, and number 11 in all industries for providing the highest quality of issued patents by Intellectual Asset Management/Ocean Tomo in its "Kings of Quality" article (May/June 2011).
Ranked in the top 35 law firms nationwide for the number of patents issued in 2012 (Intellectual Property Today, 2013).
Ranked in the top 85 law firms nationwide for the number of trademark registrations issued in 2010 (Intellectual Property Today, May 2011).