Mountain View, CA (February 6, 2013) – Fenwick & West is pleased to announce that World Trademark Review 1000 has once again honored the firm as a leading trademark practice, both nationally and in California. The firm received the highest possible ranking in California for both trademark prosecution and trademark litigation.
Fenwick Trademark Chair Sally Abel, who focuses on international trademark and trade name counseling, is nationally ranked in the first tier for her prosecution and strategy work. According to the guide, Abel’s clients say that she is “fantastically talented.”
Partner Andrew P. Bridges is ranked in the first tier in California as well as recognized nationally for enforcement and litigation. The guide calls him “very smart, very skilled and at the vanguard of trademark litigation.”
Trademark Litigation Chair Jed Wakefield is highly ranked in California for enforcement and litigation. According to WTR, he “consistently secures first-rate results.”
WTR also recognizes partner Connie Ellerbach for her prosecution and strategy practice, saying that she has “particular expertise in assisting fledgling companies in the selection and management of their marques, but also aids larger, more established organizations.”
About World Trademark Review 1000
WTR 1000 conducts an exhaustive qualitative research project over a four-month period in order to identify and rank the firms and individuals that provide unparalleled trademark services. This third edition of the WTR 1000 shines a spotlight on the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in this critical area of practice.
About Fenwick & West
Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to technology and life sciences clients of national and international prominence. Fenwick is committed to providing innovative, cost-effective and practical legal services that focus on global technology industries and issues. We have built internationally-recognized practices in a wide spectrum of tax, litigation, corporate and IP areas. We have also received praise for our innovative use of technology, our pro bono work and diversity efforts. We differentiate ourselves by having a deep understanding of our clients' technologies, industry environments and business needs.