Venable's Trademark Group Recognized Among DC's Elite by WTR 1000 for Sixth Consecutive Year

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Group and four attorneys singled out in Enforcement & Litigation and Prosecution & Strategy categories

Washington, DC (January 24, 2017) – Venable LLP, an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm, is pleased to announce that for the sixth consecutive year the firm’s Trademark group has been recognized among the elite in the Washington, DC metro area – a central hub in global and national trademark law – by World Trademark Review 1000: The World's Leading Trademark Professionals. Moreover, four of the group's attorneys – Intellectual Property Division Chair Justin E. Pierce, partners Mark B. Harrison and Andrew D. Price, and counsel Rebecca Liebowitz – were once again singled out for individual recognition.

The group was ranked in the Silver Tier for both Enforcement & Litigation and Prosecution & Strategy in the Washington, DC metro area. Individually, Mr. Pierce was listed in the Bronze Tier for Enforcement & Litigation and the Silver Tier for Prosecution & Strategy. Mr. Harrison moved up to the Gold Tier in Prosecution & Strategy, Mr. Price was listed in the Silver Tier, and Ms. Liebowitz moved up to the Silver tier.

In addition to being the sixth consecutive year WTR 1000 ranked Venable's Trademark group, it is also the sixth consecutive year Mr. Harrison and Mr. Price have been individually ranked. This also marks the fifth consecutive year for Mr. Pierce and the third consecutive year for Ms. Liebowitz.

Published annually for the past seven years, WTR 1000 is the only standalone publication that recommends individual attorneys and their firms exclusively in the trademark field. This year’s publication features more than 80 country and U.S. state-specific chapters, analyzing local trademark legal services markets and profiling the firms and individuals singled out as leaders in their respective fields. Firm and attorney rankings were compiled following an extensive research process conducted over a four-month period and involved nearly 1,500 face-to-face and telephone interviews with trademark specialists across the globe.


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia. The firm has more than 600 attorneys who serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs.