World Trademark Review has recognized Crowell & Moring as a top trademark firm on both sides of the Atlantic, listing Crowell both in the U.S. national rankings and Belgium national rankings in its 2023 guide. In addition to its U.S. national rankings, Crowell received the highest ranking—gold—in Illinois, and also earned regional recognition in California.
“Patrons and peers alike ‘cannot speak highly enough of the client-driven approach and excellent team-building’ of Crowell & Moring’s trademark practice,” WTR noted. The publication also said that “top-tier companies look to Crowell & Moring and its sharp and dynamic litigators for staunch representation in crucial commercial conflicts.”
Ten firm attorneys received individual accolades: Chicago partners Andrew Avsec, David Fleming, Jeffery Handelman, Howard Michael, and Virginia Wolk Marino; California partners Valerie Goo and Kent Goss; Brussels partners Jan-Diederik Lindemans and Kristof Roox; and New York partner Preetha Chakrabarti. Fleming and Handelman were both identified as top trademark litigators in the national rankings as well.
The WTR 1000 is a guide that focuses exclusively on identifying and ranking trademark professionals and positions itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise. The annual list identifies firms in the trademark space by considering depth of expertise, market presence, and level of work, as well as peer and client feedback. To see the firm’s complete WTR 1000 rankings, please click here.
About Crowell & Moring LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with offices in the United States, Europe, MENA, and Asia. Drawing on significant government, business, industry and legal experience, the firm helps clients capitalize on opportunities and provides creative solutions to complex litigation and arbitration, regulatory and policy, and corporate and transactional issues. The firm is consistently recognized for its commitment to pro bono service and its programs and initiatives to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.