Washington, DC — Arent Fox LLP’s Trademark practice has been recognized as one of the best in the country by World Trademark Review after the industry-leading publication reported the firm’s “tenacious” lawyers are a “dominant force” for a global roster of clients. In addition, WTR named Arent Fox as an elite Trademark firm for the New York and Washington, DC markets.
As part of its annual rankings, WTR noted that Arent Fox “understands business and all the costs involved,” “possesses profound knowledge of IP protection,” and that “world-leading corporations know what they are doing when they seek out the firm to protect their rights.” The publication also named Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho and partners James R. Davis, Ricardo Fischer, Michael A. Grow, Anthony V. Lupo, Michelle Mancino Marsh, and N. Christopher Norton among the top trademark attorneys in the country.
In singling out the Arent Fox partners, WTR lauded the work Ms. Carvalho has done for industry “titans”; named Mr. Davis “the person to call for any and all internet and counterfeiting quandaries”; tabbed the “highly admired” and multilingual Mr. Fischer for his experience in Latin America; endorsed the “dexterous litigator” Mr. Grow for his media and entertainment skills; wrote that Mr. Lupo is “one of the best IP attorneys in the country” and that he is “pragmatic, efficient, accurate and an invaluable resource for his experience in the fashion industry”; applauded Ms. Marsh’s “impressive practice” and role as a “trusted adviser”; and highlighted Mr. Norton as an “up-and-coming superstar with a significant following of major brand owners.”
Our Trademark Work
Arent Fox features one of the most highly regarded Trademark groups in the country, providing clients with a full range of services, including: litigation, prosecution, licensing, and other transactional work. The firm is known for developing brand selection strategies; analyzing and assessing brand adoption risks; protecting new brands; formulating consistent trademark usage standards; and protecting marks against infringement, dilution, and misuse.
WTR provides a “Gold” band to firms and attorneys who prove to be the “crème de la crème.” The recognition “hinges on reputations established over lengthy periods of time,” which enables the “Gold” band firms to “secure the most high-profile, big-ticket work from the most demanding of clients.” WTR is the only standalone publication to recommend individual practitioners and their firms exclusively in the area of trademarks. Ratings are based on extensive interviews with industry leading clients, lawyers, and law firms. Inclusion in the directory is determined through a rigorous vetting process.