While IP-focused firms shed attorneys, general practice firms hold steady or beef up

Crain's Detroit Business (Link to Full Article) The traditional intellectual property boutique law firm is grappling with a slowdown in traditional patent litigation, and many firms are adjusting their size or shifting their areas of emphasis to adapt...

So why aren't the dedicated IP boutiques seeing the same growth? 

Several factors are creating challenges for those firms, said Michael Rynowecer, president and founder of Massachusetts-based BTI Consulting Group Inc., which provides research and analysis on professional service firms...