The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise
Gold - Individuals: prosecution and strategy
Virtually unrivalled in terms of its strength in depth in trademark practice, Kilpatrick Townsend maintains a large team of specialists stretching from coast to coast. It offers the complete range of brand services for rights holders in nearly every industry and manages some 65,000 trademark registrations around the globe, including many of the world’s most valuable brands. The firm’s China know-how is worthy of particular note: its New York and Beijing offices house a dedicated team which handles 6,000-plus registration matters and 2,000 disputes in China. The rainmakers in DC are Allisen Pawlenty and David Mayberry. Pawlenty is an integral member of a sizeable contingent of lawyers managing global trademark strategy for a top social media company. As a former corporate counsel at Amazon, she has valuable experience interfacing with business leaders as well as strong commercial awareness. Co-leader of the firmwide trademark practice Mayberry is a seasoned litigator who spearheads US enforcement initiatives for one of the world’s leading technology players. Highly ranked peers call him a “phenomenal litigator who doesn’t always get the attention he deserves”.