HOUSTON – AZA is again on the Houston Business Journal’s list of the top 10 Houston intellectual property law firms.
The HBJ’s 2020 list of the largest Houston-area intellectual property law firms (subscription required) recognizes AZA as the ninth-largest IP firm in Texas’ largest city.
AZA has 14 lawyers in its IP stable, including experienced trial lawyers and lawyers with technical backgrounds in chemistry, electrical engineering, software and biochemistry. The team boasts three board certified trial lawyers and several licensed as patent attorneys before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
In addition, IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2020 – ranked AZA among the best Texas patent litigation firms for the sixth year in a row. IAM also named AZA partners Amir Alavi and Demetrios Anaipakos as among the best Texas patent litigators.
“AZA is a firm of top-notch patent litigators who excel at trial work – when they get up to handle witnesses and present legal arguments, they have this uncanny ability to convince judge and jury that they are right whatever the circumstances. They are great on the briefing side too, and run cases in an organised, lean and efficient manner,” wrote IAM.
And the 2019 IPR Intelligence Report by Patexia Inc. named AZA the 12th best-performing law firm in the country in a study of more than 1,100 law firms active in Inter Partes Review (IPR) patent cases over the last five years.
AZA’s patent lawyers have experience in numerous industry sectors including energy, technology, chemistry, biochemistry, telecom, hardware and software, and transportation. AZA’s lawyers have had success representing both plaintiffs and defendants in IP cases.
The firm also has lawyers who focus on trademark, copyright and trade secret cases.
AZA, or Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., is a Houston-based law firm that is home to true courtroom lawyers with a formidable track record in complex commercial litigation, including energy, intellectual property, and business dispute cases. AZA is recognized by Chambers USA 2020 among the best in Texas commercial law; by U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ Best Law Firms as one of the country’s best commercial litigation firms for eight years running; was named 2019 Litigation Department of the Year by Texas Lawyer; and was previously dubbed by Law360 a Texas Powerhouse law firm. National corporate counsel named AZA one of the country’s best in client service among law firms serving the Fortune 500 and 1000.