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

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Washington, DC (November 19, 2018) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce that for the eighth 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, five of the group's attorneys – Intellectual Property Division Co-Chair Justin E. Pierce, and partners Mark B. Harrison, Edmund J. Haughey, Rebecca Liebowitz, and Andrew D. Price – were once again singled out for individual recognition.

The group was once again ranked in the Silver Tier for both Enforcement & Litigation and Prosecution & Strategy in the Washington, DC metro area. Individually, Mr. Price and Mr. Harrison were listed in the Gold Tier in Prosecution & Strategy; Mr. Pierce was listed in the Silver Tier for Prosecution & Strategy and in the Bronze Tier for Enforcement & Litigation; Ms. Liebowitz was listed in the Silver Tier for Prosecution & Strategy; and Mr. Haughey was listed in the Bronze Tier for Prosecution & Strategy.

In addition to being the eighth consecutive year WTR 1000 has ranked Venable's Trademark Group, it is also the eighth consecutive year Mr. Harrison and Mr. Price have been individually ranked. This is also the seventh consecutive year for Mr. Pierce, the fifth consecutive year for Ms. Liebowitz, and the fifth consecutive year for Mr. Haughey.

Published annually for the past nine 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, involving 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 that serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organizations, nonprofits, and high-net-worth entrepreneurs and individuals. With more than 800 attorneys across the country, the firm strategically advances its clients' objectives in the U.S. and around the globe. Venable advises clients on a broad range of business and regulatory law, legislative affairs, complex litigation, and the full range of intellectual property disciplines. For more information, please visit