McDermott’s Intellectual Property Practice is Recognized in Managing IP – IP Stars 2023 - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott’s Intellectual Property Practice is Recognized in Managing IP – IP Stars 2023


BOSTON, CHICAGO, LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, DC – AUGUST 15, 2023  – International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that its Intellectual Property Practice Group has once again been recognized for outstanding patent and trademark work by Managing IP – IP Stars 2023, the leading guide on experienced legal practitioners for contentious and non-contentious IP advice. The Firm maintained strong nationwide and state positions in patent and trademark disputes, patent and trademark prosecution, and ITC litigation. The practice was ranked across key jurisdictions in California, District of Columbia, Illinois and Massachusetts.

Managing IP also named 13 Firm lawyers IP Stars, a recognition given to those who are highly regarded by their peers and clients in the areas of patent and trademark law. Additionally, Sarah Chapin Columbia, was recognized for the seventh consecutive year in Managing IP’s Top 250 Women in IP 2023, a special distinction for senior female IP practitioners who have performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year.

National Rankings:

  • Patent Disputes – Tier 3
  • Patent Prosecution – Tier 3
  • Trademark Prosecution – Tier 3
  • ITC-Litigation – Tier 3

State Rankings:

  • California – Highly Recommended in Trademark Prosecution and Recommended in Patent Disputes and Trademark Disputes
  • District of Columbia – Recommended in Patent Disputes, Patent Prosecution, Trademark Disputes and Copyright & Related Rights
  • Illinois – Recommended in Trademark
  • Massachusetts – Recommended in Patent Disputes

Lawyers recognized as IP Stars:

View our full ranking results here.


Managing IP, founded in 1990, 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.

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