Insights: News Releases Managing Intellectual Property Names Kilpatrick Townsend U.S. Trademark Contentious Firm of the Year

Firm Also Receives Top Regional Recognition

ATLANTA (March 29) Managing Intellectual Property (Managing IP) recognized Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton as the U.S. Trademark Contentious Firm of the Year at Managing IP’s 2017 North America Awards held in Washington, D.C., on March 23. Kilpatrick Townsend also received regional recognition as the Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year, South.

This is the second consecutive year Kilpatrick Townsend's Trademark & Copyright Team received national recognition from Managing IP. In 2016, the firm was selected as the U.S. Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year.

"We are grateful to our clients & peers for this distinction," said David Mayberry, Co-Team Leader of Kilpatrick Townsend's Trademark & Copyright Team. "Our team has unmatched depth in helping to develop and protect global brands. This achievement is very much a testament to our great clients, and our commitment to anticipating and responding to their needs with specialized expertise. It is truly a tremendous honor to receive this national recognition."

Managing IP recognizes and honors leading U.S. and Canadian firms and leading practitioners at their annual North America Awards. After several months of detailed research and analysis by Managing IP's team of researchers, a shortlist of firms viewed to have had an outstanding year is selected in various categories. Award winners are selected from these shortlists and firms cannot vote or pay for their own inclusion for these awards.

Managing IP's recognition follows recent national distinction for Kilpatrick Townsend's Trademark and Copyright team, including:

  • 2017 World Trademark Review United States, National Gold Level ranking;
  • US News - Best Lawyers ® 2017 “Best Law Firms”: National Tier 1 ranking;
  • 2017 Best Lawyers in America®: top listed firm in the nation for the number of Trademark attorneys listed;
  • Managing Intellectual Property 2016 U.S. Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year; and
  • Leading firm for Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets nationwide by the 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

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