McDermott Once Again Ranked Among Leading Intellectual Property Firms by Managing IP and World Trademark Review


June 6, 2017 — McDermott Will & Emery’s Intellectual Property (IP) Practice has once again received high rankings in two key industry publications: Managing IP and World Trademark Review.

Managing IP

Managing IP’s “2017 IP Stars” ranked McDermott as a leading US intellectual property practice in Life Sciences, Copyright, ITC-Litigation, Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution, Trademark Contentious, and Trademark Prosecution. McDermott was also “highly recommended” in the following areas:

  • California: Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution
  • Washington, DC: Patent Prosecution
  • Massachusetts: Intellectual Property

In addition to regional and practice area rankings, Managing IP recognized the following eleven McDermott lawyers as “IP Stars”:

  • Jorge Arciniega
  • Stephen Becker
  • Marc Brown
  • Sarah Columbia
  • Margaret Duncan
  • William Gaede
  • Jeffrey Gargano
  • Mark Itri
  • Fabio Marino
  • Leigh Martinson
  • Steven Spears

Click here to view the complete 2017 Managing IP rankings.

World Trademark Review

World Trademark Review (WTR) once again listed McDermott among the nation’s top trademark firms with a number of the Firm’s practitioners individually recognized in the annual WTR 1000 rankings.

This year McDermott’s trademark practice was nationally ranked and the Firm was also ranked regionally in the following areas:

  • California: Trademark Prosecution and Strategy
  • DC Metro Area: Trademark Enforcement and Litigation
  • Illinois: Trademark (generic domain)

In addition, WTR listed these eight individual McDermott partners among its list of the 2017 leading trademark professionals:

  • Jorge Arciniega
  • Lynne Boisineau
  • John Dabney
  • Richard Kim
  • Joanne Ludovici
  • Margaret Duncan
  • Jennifer Mikulina
  • Robert Zelnick

Click here to view the complete 2017 WTR 1000 rankings.

About Managing IP
Managing IP is part of the Euromoney Legal Media Group. Founded in 1990, Managing IP is the leading source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide. The IP Stars survey covers over 80 countries and the rankings are based on extensive research among IP practitioners. The tables rank firms in tiers or as highly recommended or recommended in each market, based on the feedback received.

About World Trademark Review
World Trademark Review (WTR) is the world’s only independent daily news and information service dedicated exclusively to reporting on trademark issues for in-house and private practitioners internationally. WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals is the only standalone research directory to focus exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners.

About McDermott Will & Emery
McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.

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