Ballard Spahr, Five IP Attorneys Recognized by 2023 World Trademark Review 1000
Ballard Spahr and attorneys in the firm’s Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Phoenix offices have been recognized by the 2023 World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000) for their outstanding work in trademark law. It’s the latest recognition for the firm’s trademark attorneys, who have consistently earned a National Tier 1 Ranking from Best Law Firms and individual citations for excellence from Chambers USA.
The firm as a whole was recognized in the United States: Pennsylvania category. “The Ballard Spahr team is responsive and supportive,” one client wrote in response to questionnaire. The attorneys “take the time to learn about clients’ businesses and work directly with internal business folks with ease. The firm is diverse and it is a wonderful supporter and partner in pro bono efforts. I highly recommend the Ballard Spahr IP team.”
The attorneys recognized as individuals are:
- Lynn E. Rzonca – United States: Pennsylvania
- Robert R. Baron, Jr. – United States: Pennsylvania
- Hara K. Jacobs – United States: Pennsylvania
- Brian W. LaCorte – United States: Arizona
- Lawrence K. Nodine – United States: Georgia
The WTR 1000 identifies the leading professionals and firms that are deemed outstanding at obtaining, protecting, managing, enforcing, and monetizing trademarks. WTR undertakes qualitative research to identify top firms and individuals based on their depth of experience, market presence, and sophistication of work. It then conducts in-person, telephone, and video interviews and gathers written submissions from firms detailing their recent activity in the field. For a full explanation of WTR 1000’s methodology, please visit its Methodology page.
Attorneys in Ballard Spahr’s Trademarks and Copyrights Group represent clients across industries in developing and protecting these valuable assets—online and everywhere else—through portfolio development, maintenance and enforcement, acquisitions, licensing, dispute counseling, and litigation. The firm’s trademark and copyright lawyers have a lengthy track record across fields—from retail and consumer products and major media and entertainment companies to software, energy, and pharmaceuticals.
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