World Trademark Review Names Arent Fox Among Best Firms in the World

Arent Fox LLP’s Trademark practice has once again been recognized as one of the best in the world by World Trademark Review after the industry-leading publication reported the firm has “one of the largest, best-resourced and most sophisticated trademark teams.”

As part of its annual rankings, WTR noted that Arent Fox’s Trademark team “cuts a dash on the international brand protection stage” and “doesn’t shy away from the most difficult IP challenges – it steps up to the plate with the confidence derived from having some of the scene’s most seasoned experts in its line-up.”

WTR named eight Arent Fox attorneys among the best lawyers in the country: Anthony V. Lupo, Cristina A. Carvalho, Elizabeth CohenRicardo FischerMichael A. GrowMarylee JenkinsMichelle Mancino Marsh, and Christopher Norton.

DC Trademark Team

  • Anthony Lupo is a “true maestro who thinks outside the box and takes pride in providing the best possible service to his clients” WTR noted that “he is looked up to by many as a mentor.”
  • Cristina Carvalho is “the go-to for top Brazilian companies as well as global brand leaders such as Mars; she has perfected the art of prosecuting marks and managing portfolios across borders.” 
  • Ricard Fischer “provides strong leadership to the trademark group and is an international pathfinder for global brands in the retail and fashion and food and beverage industries; he is a font of insight and analysis regarding Latin American practice, having experienced it first hand as a partner in Venezuela.”
  • Michael Grow is “one of the best there is.”
  • Christopher Norton’s “efficiency and innovativeness in the practice stands out.”

New York Trademark Team

  • WTR reported that each of its honorees in New York – Elizabeth CohenMarylee Jenkins and Michelle Mancino Marsh – “has clocked up many years on the frontlines of brand protection and enforcement.”
  • Elizabeth Cohen “has rich retail industry insight, but is also deep into fashion, food, entertainment and other areas; her finely tuned negotiation skills get clients out of scrapes early and inexpensively.”
  • Marylee Jenkins “has a passion for technology and handles internet-related brand matters with poise; those seeking blended patent and trademark services get everything they need from her.”
  • Michelle Marsh “litigates across the IP spectrum and has honed her advocacy skills to a sharp point; she leverages her disputes know-how effectively in counseling around risk and giving opinions.”

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 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. The group is specifically recognized for its focus in media and entertainment; fashion and retail; food and beverage; and international work.

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