WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 6, 2008) — The international law firm of McDermott Will & Emery was again ranked as a leading law firm in Intellectual Property Today's Top Trademark Firms survey (May issue). McDermott issued 658 trademark registrations in 2007, up 23 percent compared to 2006 (533 trademark registrations).
"Our Trademark Practice Group is delighted to retain its position near the very top of this prestigious ranking," commented Robert Zelnick, head of the firm-wide Trademark Practice Group.
In March, McDermott's IP practice was likewise ranked as a leading U.S. firm for both trademark contentious work and trademark prosecution and counseling in Managing Intellectual Property's recent World IP Survey (March 2008).
Intellectual Property Today's Top Trademark Firms list ranks firms according to the number of trademark registrations issued in 2007 where the firm or individual is listed as the legal representative on the face of the registration. For more information visit: www.iptoday.com.
McDermott's trademark lawyers are dedicated to protecting what are often our clients’ most prized assets around the world—their brand names, identity and reputation. Our trademark practice combines the talents of more than 30 professionals who focus all or much of their regular practice on trademark, unfair competition and related matters. Members of our practice are listed as leaders in their field in International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers, Chambers Global and Chambers USA.