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Mintz’s Trademark Practice Recognized in 2024 WTR 1000 Rankings

NEW YORK, SAN DIEGO, and WASHINGTON, DC - Mintz has been recognized in the 2024 edition of WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, marking the fourth consecutive year of acknowledgement by the World Trademark Review. This guide identifies the top trademark professionals and firms in over 80 jurisdictions worldwide. This year, WTR ranked Mintz in New York as a leading firm for “Enforcement and Litigation” and “Prosecution and Strategy.”

In addition, Mintz Intellectual Property Members Susan Neuberger Weller, based in Washington, D.C., Andrew Skale resident in California, and Michael R. Graif and Karen K. Won, both based in New York, were individually recognized for their exceptional skills, sophistication, and results on trademark matters. Notably, Ms. Weller earned a silver band for “Prosecution and Strategy,” Mr. Skale earned a silver band for “Enforcement and Litigation,” Mr. Graif earned a silver band for “Enforcement and Litigation” and bronze for “Prosecution and Strategy,” and Ms. Won earned a bronze band for “Prosecution and Strategy.” 

Mintz’s Trademark & Copyright Practice focuses on a strategic and practical approach to its clients’ domestic and international trademark protection. The firm’s professionals advise clients on brand strategy, protect and manage domestic and international trademark portfolios, police and enforce against potential infringers, represent clients in litigation and other disputes, and handle transactions, audits, and licensing. The team also advises on trade dress, copyright, domain name, right of publicity, false advertising, unfair competition, and other related issues such as requisite industry-specific regulatory approvals for brand names.

Now in its fourteenth year, the WTR 1000 remains the definitive resource for those seeking legal trademark expertise, highlighting firms and individuals excelling in this critical practice area. Firms and individual practitioners qualify for inclusion in the WTR 1000 based on depth of expertise, market presence, sophistication of work, and feedback from knowledgeable market sources. The extensive research process was conducted over a four-month period by a team of full-time analysts and included over 1,700 telephone interviews with trademark specialists across the globe.

For a full overview of the firm’s rankings, click here.