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12 February 20242 minute read

DLA Piper lauded in World Trademark Review 1000 annual list of top trademark professionals

44 lawyers recognized globally, including 11 in the United States

The World Trademark Review 1000: The World's Leading Trademark Professionals has once again recognized DLA Piper as a top trademark law firm, with 44 global top lawyer rankings, including 11 in the United States. The trademark team received top nods nationally and in every US jurisdiction where its lawyers practice.

The US-based lawyers recognized in the WTR 1000 are Heather Dunn, Gina Durham, Tamar Duvdevani, Kevin Fee, Michael Geller, Keith Medansky, Marc Miller, Hilary Remijas, Melissa Reinckens, Jane Wise and Thomas Zutic. In addition to individual accolades, DLA Piper is ranked as a top national trademark firm with nods to the firm’s New York, California, Illinois and Washington, DC teams.

This year’s guide notes that DLA Piper practitioners are "nationally renowned," "top-tier, practical, business-driven and highly responsive" and consistently impress with their "preparedness, knowledge of the law, and willingness to go above and beyond to ensure a good outcome for clients’ businesses."

"Year over year, we continue not only to maintain our impressive standing in the World Trademark Review’s rankings, but to raise the bar with additional advancements," said Tamar Duvdevani, US Chair, Trademark, Copyright & Media and US Co-Chair, Consumer Products & Retail Sector, described by the WTR 1000 as an "established" name in the arena of "high-stakes litigation." "We are deeply thankful to our clients for entrusting us with their most valuable intellectual property, and we are exceptionally fortunate to counsel many of the world’s most powerful and innovative brands on building, maintaining and protecting those assets," said Duvdevani.

Now in its 14th year, the WTR 1000 has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking stellar trademark expertise and partners worldwide. WTR conducts an extensive four-month research process in which the publication interviews hundreds of lawyers and clients around the world to identify firms and individuals "that are deemed outstanding in this critical area of practice."

With leading trademark and copyright lawyers in major markets around the world, DLA Piper’s widely respected team is well positioned to help clients solve their trademark and copyright issues across all borders. The firm’s global reach and local knowledge enables its lawyers to work collaboratively and provide seamless, high-quality global service.