WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 30, 2006) — McDermott Will & Emery's Trademark Practice ranked as one of the top 10 trademark firms in the United States in Intellectual Property Today's latest "Top Trademark Firms" survey (May 2006). In 2005, McDermott secured 474 U.S. trademark registrations.
"Ranking among the top ten of both general service and IP boutique firms is a significant recognition and one we are very honored to receive," commented Robert Zelnick, head of McDermott’s Trademark Practice Group. "Our Firm, and specifically our Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department, has remained committed to the continued development of our trademark practice, consistent with the growing needs of our clients. McDermott is truly a 'go-to' trademark practice with recognized strength in all aspects of trademark procurement and enforcement."
With 190 lawyers and patent agents, McDermott offers one of the largest concentrations of patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, licensing and litigation services worldwide. We are renowned for our trial and appellate experience, and are ranked as one of the strongest IP litigation firms for both plaintiffs and defendants. The Firm has been ranked as one of the Top IP litigation firms by IP Law & Business and as one of the leading patent and trademark firms by Intellectual Property Today. Our strategic patent prosecution program resulted in 1,282 U.S. patents for clients in 2005, and our trademark practice is responsible for thousands of well-known trademarks registered in the United States and internationally.