April 16, 2012

Venable's Trademark Group and attorneys recognized by WTR 1000

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Mark Harrison and Andrew Price recognized among the leading trademark prosecution and strategy attorneys in Washington, DC; rankings come on the heels of Tier 1 rankings from U.S. News and World Report

Washington, DC (April 16, 2012) – Venable LLP announced today that its trademark practice was recognized in the second edition of World Trademark Review 1000 – The World's Leading Trademark Professionals. The group is listed among the top groups United States – DC Metro area. This is Venable’s first inclusion in the WTR 1000.

In addition to the trademark group, partners Mark Harrison and Andrew Price were recognized among the leading trademark prosecution and strategy attorneys in the Washington, DC area. Mr. Harrison, chair of Venable’s Trademarks, Copyrights and Domain Names Practice Group, focuses his practice on trademark, unfair competition, and copyright within intellectual property law. Mr. Price, a leading member of the Group, focuses on managing global portfolios of trademarks, and represents clients of all sizes, from start-ups and celebrities to nonprofits and large corporations.

The WTR 1000 editorial commentary featured high praise for Venable’s trademark attorneys, saying they are “closely attuned to client concerns and consistently come up with successful creative strategies.” Harrison and Price received similar praise from client sources in the editorial commentary. Clients said Harrison has a “reliable, rigorous and pragmatic trademark prosecution approach,” while Price has “a fantastic global perspective.”

Published in March 2012, the WTR 1000 is the only definitive guide exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark legal services providers. Through an extensive research process conducted by a team of highly qualified, full-time analysts, the publication identifies the leading trademark law firms and individuals in over 50 global jurisdictions. Law firms and individual practitioners qualify for inclusion in the WTR 1000 upon receiving sufficient positive feedback from market sources.

Venable has one of the preeminent trademark practices in the country with many attorneys ranked as among the top practitioners in their fields. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” 2011-2012 recognized Venable’s trademark group in its National and DC Tier 1 rankings.


Note: An American Lawyer Global 100 law firm, Venable serves corporate, institutional, governmental, nonprofit and individual clients throughout the U.S. and around the world. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Maryland, New York and Virginia, Venable LLP lawyers and legislative advisors serve the needs of our domestic and global clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory, and government affairs.