Karen Boyd, Julie Turner, and Josh Masur were all named to the 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers list for intellectual property litigation. Esha Bandyopadhyay and Robert Kent were named to the 2017 Northern California Rising Stars list, which is limited to lawyers 40 and under or in practice for 10 or fewer years. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. No more than 5 percent of lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, and no more than 2.5% are named to Rising Stars.