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

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Washington, DC (February 13, 2020) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce that for the ninth 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 co-chair Justin E. Pierce, Trademark, Copyright & Licensing Group co-chairs Rebecca Liebowitz and Andrew D. Price, and partner Edmund J. Haughey – were once again singled out for individual recognition.

The group was ranked in the Gold Tier for Prosecution & Strategy and the Silver Tier for Enforcement & Litigation in the Washington, DC metro area. Individually, Mr. Price was listed in the Gold Tier for 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.

Now in its tenth year, the WTR 1000 shines a spotlight on the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in this critical area of practice. The WTR 1000 remains the only standalone publication to recommend individual practitioners and their firms exclusively in the trademark field and identifies the leading players in more than 80 key jurisdictions globally. Firm and attorney rankings were compiled following an extensive research process conducted over a four-month period with hundreds of attorneys and their clients involved with trademarks 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, high-net-worth entrepreneurs, and other individuals. With more than 850 professionals across the country, including California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the firm strategically advances its clients' objectives in the U.S. and around the globe. Venable, which is celebrating its 120th anniversary, 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