McDermott Trademark Industry Veterans Recognized as ‘Global Leaders’


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is proud to announce that World Trademark Review has named partners Jorge Arciniega, Christina Martini and Jennifer Mikulina to their second annual “Global Leaders” list. This list recognizes lawyers who have vast expertise and experience in relation to creating, protecting, managing and enforcing essential brand rights, as well as an ability to innovate, inspire and go above and beyond to deliver for their clients.

“We are thrilled to have superb leaders like Jorge, Christina and Jennifer on our team. This award exemplifies their passion and commitment to their clients, partners and the IP community as a whole,” said Bill Gaede, head of the Firm’s Global Intellectual Property Practice Group. “These three understand the importance of being fearless client advocates who focus finding innovative solutions to navigate complex brand challenges for our clients.”

Jorge Arciniega advises individuals and companies throughout the world on trademark and copyright matters, including creation, clearance, registration, enforcement and licensing. He has more than 30 years of experience guiding companies in global trademark portfolio management. He has personally participated in enforcement actions in numerous countries, including China, Turkey, Colombia, Guatemala and Germany. He represents clients in a wide range of industries, including fashion, television, video game, and food and beverage.

Christina (Tina) Martini is the Global Head of McDermott’s Trademark Prosecution and Controversy Practice. She focuses her practice on domestic and international trademark and copyright law, as well as domain name, Internet, social media, advertising, unfair competition and entertainment law. Tina has extensive experience in counseling, prosecution, enforcement, due diligence and licensing matters. She successfully assists clients in protecting their intellectual property rights through litigation and other means, including the courts and uniform dispute resolution procedures. Tina’s experience reaches across a wide variety of business sectors, including the pharmaceutical/life sciences sector, food and beverage industry, housewares, apparel, energy, agriculture, consulting, restaurant, franchising, advertising, real estate and financial services. A recognized trusted advisor in the industry, Tina has received numerous professional accolades over her 25 plus year career from clients and peers.

Jennifer Mikulina focuses her practice on trademark and copyright counseling, prosecution, licensing and enforcement. She counsels companies in a wide variety of industries, including consumer goods, food products, digital currency, health care services, insurance, hospitality/restaurant services and software/online services. Jennifer delivers a client-first approach to legal work and has been praised by clients and market-leading publications.

View the full list of “Global Leaders” here.

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.

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