WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 5, 2006) — McDermott Will & Emery's Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department was ranked among the leading U.S. firms for trademark prosecution and litigation in Managing Intellectual Property's World IP Survey (March 2006). The results of the survey are based on interviews of hundreds of companies and practitioners worldwide and reveals which firms are rated by their peers for the strength of their expertise and the depth of their ability to service clients.
The rankings were determined from research of more than 500 interviews that were conducted by phone, email and face-to-face of independent specialists covering at total of 64 jurisdictions. Only firms that were rated highly in the research were included in the rankings.
McDermott's Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department has one of the largest groups of trademark lawyers who are dedicated full-time to practice issues related to the selection, protection and enforcement of trademarks. The Firm's trademark practice spans major U.S. cities and Europe and includes more than 30 trademark lawyers and other dedicated trademark professionals. The Firm's Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department includes more than 190 lawyers and patent agents working in all of our offices throughout the world. More than 130 members of our team hold technical and/or scientific degrees; 95 are patent bar members.