WASHINGTON, DC - McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announced that Robert Zelnick, a partner based in the Firm's Washington, D.C. office, has been named head of the Firm's Trademark Practice Group.
"Our Trademark Practice Group represents some of the most valuable marks in the world, and we continually look for ways to provide trademark owners with the best service," commented Jack Lever, head of the Firm's IP Department. "Bob brings experience and talent that will help us more efficiently manage the large volume of trademark and unfair competition work we handle and continue to raise the service bar for our clients."
Most recently, McDermott Will & Emery's Trademark Practice was identified as trademark counsel for three of the Fortune Global 50 companies, as published by IP Worldwide in its November 2002 issue. The Firm's Trademark Practice tied for second-place for most prosecution mentions among the Global 50 companies. The survey asked Fortune's Global 50 companies to identify their trademark litigation and trademark prosecution counsel.
Additionally, the Firm's trademark lawyers were responsible for more than 250 trademark registrations issued in 2001, ranking the Firm among the top 50 trademark firms in the United States by Intellectual Property Today. The Firm's Trademark Practice spans major U.S. cities as well as London and Munich, and includes more than 30 trademark lawyers and other dedicated trademark professionals, making it among the largest global trademark practices.