WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 19, 2009) — McDermott Will & Emery LLP was ranked as a leading law firm in Intellectual Property Today's Top Trademark Firms survey, based on trademarks issued in 2008, with a total of 494 trademark registrations in 2008.
"This is a wonderful recognition for our trademark practice and our Intellectual Property Department," said Robert Zelnick, head of McDermott's world-wide Trademark Practice Group. "The success of our trademark practice is a testament to the great work being done by our team and a reflection of our broad-based talent."
This is the latest in recognitions for McDermott's trademark prominence. The Firm's trademark litigation practice was ranked among the top 10 U.S. general practice firms in Law360's 2009 Litigation Almanac. The 2009 Almanac also ranked the Firm's trademark practice among the top three firms with the biggest growth in the number of trademark cases handled. McDermott's Intellectual Property, Media & Technology Department was ranked recently as a leading trademark practice for both trademark prosecution and trademark contentious work in Managing Intellectual Property's recent World IP Survey (March 2009).
Intellectual Property Today's Top Trademark Firms list ranks firms according to the number of trademark registrations issued in 2008 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.