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Six BakerHostetler IP Attorneys Named "Leading Trademark Professionals" by World Trademark Review

News / February 16, 2017

Congratulations to BakerHostetler Partners Miriam Beezy, Nancy Frandsen, Robert Horowitz, Heather McDonald and Deborah Wilcox, and Counsel John Mueller, who have been named to the World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000—The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

Beezy is listed as a top attorney in California who is “incredibly proficient at juggling the global portfolios of international titans.”

Frandsen jumped from silver to gold status in Pennsylvania for “enforcement and litigation” and “prosecution and strategy.” The publication reported she is “smart, dedicated and passionate” and “has meticulous attention to detail and knows exactly what she’s doing.”

Horowitz, who earned silver status in “prosecution and strategy” in New York, was reported to be “a dab hand at both prosecution and contentious matters.”

McDonald, “a standout in the anti-counterfeiting field, especially for fashion brands and luxury goods,” earned a silver ranking in “enforcement and litigation” in New York and was recognized nationally in anti-counterfeiting.

Wilcox, who is “incredibly well-respected” and “especially well versed in the intricacies of online enforcement and e-commerce,” earned a gold ranking in Ohio.

Mueller, whose “practice runs the gamut of intellectual property, although catering to the needs of consumer goods companies is a forte,” earned a silver ranking in Ohio.

In New York, the firm earned bronze rankings in “trademark enforcement and litigation” and in “prosecution and strategy.” The firm also earned rankings in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

“It’s gratifying to see our attorneys praised for their dedication to our clients’ interests and their success in protecting trademarks around the world,” said Wilcox, national leader of BakerHostetler’s Trademark team. “This hard-working team has positioned our practice as one of the best in the country.”

Individuals qualify for inclusion in the WTR 1000 upon receiving sufficient positive feedback from market sources with knowledge of their practice and the market in which they operate. Firms qualify for a listing on the basis of their depth of expertise, market presence and the level of work on which they are typically instructed. WTR 1000 is the only standalone research directory to focus exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners.

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