Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie, has been highly ranked across all regions in the third edition of World Trademark Review (WTR) Global Leaders: Private practice. This year, WTR highlighted 28 of the Firm's global intellectual property professionals as industry leaders in their respective markets, up from 26 in 2020.
According to WTR, the individuals who feature in this year’s WTR Global Leaders merit special attention owing not only to their expertise and experience in creating, protecting, managing and enforcing essential brand rights, but also to their ability to innovate, inspire and go above and beyond to deliver for their clients.
In March, WTR recognized Baker McKenzie in the 2021 edition of the WTR 1000, which lists the world’s leading trademark professionals. Described by WTR as "the most widely ranked firm in the WTR1000," the Firm saw an increase in high level rankings from the previous year, with 93 individuals ranked compared to 80 in 2020, and 50 jurisdictions ranked compared to 32 in 2020.
The WTR 1000 research directory focuses exclusively on law firm trademark practices and practitioners, and identifies the leading players in more than 80 key jurisdictions globally. To do this, their full-time research team spent four months corresponding and conducting interviews with hundreds of lawyers, attorneys and their clients involved with trademarks, as well as gathering written submissions from firms detailing their recent activity in the field.
"Global Chair of the Firm’s IP, Data and Technology Practice, Anne-Marie Allgrove stated: "Overseeing and protecting their brands is an increasingly complex challenge for global companies, with large brand portfolios and operations spanning the globe - it requires a carefully considered strategy and the ability to navigate varied laws and levels of enforcement. This recognition showcases the quality of Baker McKenzie lawyers having led the market for decades in this important area of brand strategy and protection. With nearly 400 intellectual property lawyers in 40 countries, we cover the full scope of IP services in more jurisdictions than any other firm."
WTR 2021 Global Leaders - Private Practice
Shih Yann Loo
Clifford Borg Marks
Kherk Ying Chew
Bienvenido A Marquez III
Manh Hung Tran
Eugene A Arievich
Denis I Khabarov
Ruslan V Drobyazko
Jessica Le Gros
Bernard William Malone
Juan Pablo Concha Delgado
Pamela T Church
Dianne Regina Phoebus
With nearly 400 intellectual property lawyers in 40 countries, Baker McKenzie covers the full scope of IP services in more jurisdictions than any other firm. Its global coverage, high-quality work and commitment to client service are reflected in the recognition it receives within the legal industry. Since 2009, the Firm’s practice has been ranked Band 1 by Chambers Global and it is also the widest ranked in IAM Patent 1000 as well as IP Stars, in which it also had more leaders than any other firm ranked as Top 250 women in IP globally.