World Trademark Review (WTR) has recognized Squire Patton Boggs in its 2023 edition of WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.
The WTR 1000 identifies the top trademark professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. Squire Patton Boggs was recognized for providing clients with “crucial international edge” and offering brand protection, anti-counterfeiting and “top-tier trademark assistance to patrons in the luxury goods, fashion, technology and many other industries.”
Squire Patton Boggs’ international trademark group is recommended for its work across several jurisdictions:
- UK – The Squire Patton Boggs team is described as “highly responsive, very commercial and provides excellent, tailored advice”. Recommended in the UK are Kerry Lee, who leads the UK practice, “a dynamic and pragmatic expert whose in-depth IP knowledge is unparalleled”, and Carlton Daniel, whose practice encompasses the full spectrum of IP advice in the advertising, marketing and media sectors.
- China and SARS/China: Foreign – Squire Patton Boggs has “a thriving trademark practice in the capital city of China, which dovetails perfectly with offices across continents to dispense precise brand protection counsel.” Recommended is “IP veteran” Paolo Beconcini, recognized for his anti-counterfeiting, IP portfolios and enforcement work.
- Germany – The team is singled out for its ability “to handle portfolios in over 180 jurisdictions and has seized more than 5 million counterfeited products in customs proceedings or civil litigation globally.” Recommended are Frankfurt-based Reinhart Lange, “one of Germany’s best practitioners … highly strategic, knowledgeable and [who] can handle incredibly complex cases”, along with Iliana Haleen, who “prosecutes, manages and enforces trademarks worldwide.”
- US: Among the firm’s global trademark and brand lawyers in the US, WTR 1000 recommends Deborah Lodge in the DC Metro Area, who “specialises in brand protection as well as related internet and privacy issues [and] is tenacious in helping clients to achieve their goals”, and Philip Zender in California, who takes the reins of the US trademarks group at Squire Patton Boggs, “a top-notch attorney [who] inspires total confidence … gives thorough, strategic and practical advice …and the quality of [whose] client service is second to none.”