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Kelly IP Named Top Trademark Litigation Firm in the Northeast by Managing Intellectual Property

17-Mar-2016

Kelly IP was honored with the award for the 2016 Top Trademark Litigation Firm in the Northeast United States by Managing Intellectual Property (“MIP”). MIP held its North American Awards ceremony on March 17, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

Dave Kelly, co-founder and partner of Kelly IP said “We are delighted to be honored again by MIP. In March 2014, less than a year after Kelly IP opened for business, MIP honored Kelly IP as the “U.S. Trademark Firm to Watch.” Just two years later, we are very proud to be singled out for this prestigious award, especially given the caliber of the other finalist firms Debevoise & Plimpton; Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner; Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu; Kenyon & Kenyon; Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton; and Kirkland & Ellis.”

Kelly IP has received a number of other prestigious recognitions in the past year, including:

  • IP Stars 2016 recognized Kelly IP as among the among the top 9 firms in the country for trademark litigation and the top 21 firms in the country for trademark prosecution.
  • World Trademark Review 2016 recognized Kelly IP as one of the top 3 firms in the Washington, DC area for both trademark enforcement/litigation and trademark prosecution/strategy, and as one of the top 27 trademark firms in the country for the second year in a row.
  • Law360 recognized Kelly IP as one of the “10 Boutiques Giving Big Law a Run for its Money” and as one of the boutique firms “that have established brands on par with the biggest firms.”
  • Legal 500 U.S. named Kelly IP as the winner of Legal 500’s 2015 United States national award for the top U.S. Trademark Litigation firm.
  • Legal 500 U.S. recognized Kelly IP among the top 15 firms in the country for trademark litigation and among the top 13 firms in the country for non-contentious trademark work. 

The nominees and winners of MIP’s North America Awards were selected following extensive research, including interviews with in-house counsel and peers in private practice. Details on MIP and its North America Awards are available at www.managingip.com.

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