Kelly IP was honored by Managing Intellectual Property at its Americas 2018 IP Awards ceremony on March 15, 2018 in New York City. Kelly IP received the national award for Trademark Prosecution Firm of the year for 2018. This is the second year in a row Kelly IP received this award. Kelly IP was also shortlisted among several firms for national and regional awards for trademark litigation.
Kelly IP has received several other prestigious recognitions in 2018, including:
- IP Stars 2018 recognized Kelly IP as a Tier 1 firm in the country for trademark litigation (1 of 3 firms) and a Tier 1 firm in the country for trademark prosecution (1 of 5 firms).
- World Trademark Review 1000 2018 named Kelly IP as one of only 6 “Gold” status trademark firms in the country, WTR 1000’s highest national ranking.
- World Trademark Review 1000 2018 recognized Kelly IP as one of the top 3 “Gold” status firms in the Washington, DC area for both trademark enforcement/litigation and trademark prosecution/strategy.
- World Trademark Review 1000 2018 recognized all five Kelly IP partners as leading trademark practitioners.
Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars, and World Trademark Review 1000 all base their awards and recognitions on extensive research, including interviews with in-house counsel and peers in private practice, to identify leading law firms and practitioners in the trademark field.