McDermott Earns High Praise From Leading Intellectual Property Publications


CHICAGOMcDermott Will & Emery LLP was again recognized by key industry publications Managing Intellectual Property and World Trademark Review. In this year’s WTR 1000The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, the Firm maintained its national ranking and regional rankings in California, DC Metro Area and Illinois. Managing IP’s 2018 IP Stars ranked McDermott nationally in seven categories and listed it as “Highly Recommended” in California and Washington, DC.

“We are honored to be featured in two prominent IP industry publications and receive recognition at the national and regional levels,” said Nicole Jantzi, leader of the Firm’s Global Intellectual Property Practice. “Having such a deep bench of attorneys with broad experience and diverse capabilities allows us to offer our clients a full range of services.”

Managing IP
Managing IP ranked the Firm nationally in the United States in Life Sciences, Copyright, ITC-Litigation, Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution, Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution. McDermott was also “Highly Recommended” in the following areas:

  • California: Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution
  • Washington, DC: Patent Prosecution

In addition to regional and practice area rankings, Managing IP recognized the following lawyers as “IP Stars”:

Click here to view the complete 2018 Managing IP rankings.

World Trademark Review
Each year World Trademark Review recognizes the world’s leading trademark professionals. In the 2018 WTR 1000, it highlighted the Firm’s competitive position, stating that “full-service firm McDermott Will & Emery boasts a large, integrated crew of trademark attorneys that will give any competitor a run for its money.”

McDermott’s trademark practice was nationally ranked and the Firm was also ranked regionally in the following areas:

  • California: Trademark Prosecution and Strategy
  • DC Metro Area: Trademark Enforcement and Litigation
  • Illinois: Trademark (Generic Domain)

WTR listed these individual McDermott attorneys as among the leading trademark professionals:

Click here to view the complete 2018 WTR 1000 rankings.

About Managing IP
Managing IP is part of the Euromoney Legal Media Group. Founded in 1990, Managing IP is the leading source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide. The IP Stars survey covers over 80 countries and the rankings are based on extensive research among IP practitioners. The tables rank firms in tiers or as highly recommended or recommended in each market, based on the feedback received.

About World Trademark Review
World Trademark Review is the world’s only independent daily news and information service dedicated exclusively to reporting on trademark issues for in-house and private practitioners internationally. WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals is the only standalone research directory to focus exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners.

About McDermott

McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm with a diversified business practice. Numbering more than 1,000 lawyers, we have offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County, Paris, Seoul, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Further extending our reach into Asia, we have a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai.