Rothwell Figg and Three Attorneys Ranked Across Two Jurisdictions in 2023 Edition of WTR 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals
The 2023 edition of WTR 1000 - the World's Leading Trademark Professionals, a guide focusing exclusively on trademark practice and practitioners and the go-to resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise, includes Rothwell Figg, ranked in both the D.C. Metro Area and New York, as well as firm partners Leo Loughlin, Jess Collen, and Jeffrey Lindenbaum. Now in its thirteenth year, the WTR 1000 shines a spotlight on the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in this critical area of practice.
The firm is ranked in the D.C. Metro Area in the areas of Enforcement & Litigation and Prosecution & Strategy. Leo, "the man in DC [f]or top-notch strategy on international portfolio management" with "over 20 years' experience in trademark prosecution," is also ranked for Enforcement & Litigation and Prosecution & Strategy in the jurisdiction. The write-up for the D.C. rankings notes "[t]he trademark team at Rothwell Figg offers robust protection and multi-national expertise to a globe-spanning clientele. The prosecution practice regularly files hundreds of applications annually at home and abroad and is connected to some of the best practitioners in key markets across the planet."
In New York, the firm is ranked for Enforcement & Litigation. Jess and Jeffrey are also ranked for Enforcement & Litigation in the jurisdiction. The write-up for New York notes "[w]ith quality and efficiency, Rothwell Figg delivers seamless, cross-border IP solutions on every trademark issue." A client notes of Jeffrey: "I wholeheartedly recommend Jeff to anyone having a need to litigate trademark matters in the US. I have worked, and am working, with Jeff in matters concerning both opposition and infringement and consider him knowledgeable, expeditious and pleasant to work with. I have also worked with others of his firm for various protection matters, also with excellent results.” On Jess, a client notes: "Jess has an excellent approach to contentious trademark matters. He is responsive, helpful and approachable. Jess has deep knowledge and insight regarding IP, and keeps firmly apace of all the latest developments, including NFTs. His reputation as among the most talented and trusted intellectual property attorneys in the US is rightly deserved. I would recommend Jess to anyone looking for a knowledgeable trademark practitioner in the USA.”
The WTR 1000 remains the only standalone publication to recommend individual practitioners and their firms exclusively in the trademark field, and identifies the leading players in over 80 key jurisdictions globally. To arrive at the 2023 rankings, WTR conducted face-to-face and telephone interviews and exchanged correspondence over a four-month period with hundreds of lawyers and their clients involved with trademarks. Additionally, written submissions from firms are gathered, detailing recent activity in the field. Individuals qualify for inclusion in the WTR 1000 upon receiving sufficient positive feedback from market sources with knowledge of their practice and the market in which they operate. WTR also identifies the leading law firms and agencies in the market. Firms qualify for a listing on the basis of their depth of expertise, market presence, and the level of work on which they are typically instructed.
To learn more about the WTR 1000 rankings, and to see the full 2023 edition, click here.