The Legal 500, a leading global legal ranking and referral guide, announced Kelly IP as the winner of Legal 500’s 2015 United States award for law firms in the category of trademark litigation. The other firms short-listed for this award were Jones Day, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, and Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP.
The Legal 500’s United States Awards recognize and reward the best law firms and in-house teams over the past 12 months. Based on over 50,000 interviews conducted by Legal 500, Kelly IP was shortlisted in each of three law firm categories for which it was eligible:
- Intellectual property – Boutique (1 of only 5 firms)
- Intellectual property – Trademark non-contentious (1 of only 5 firms)
- Intellectual property – Trademark litigation (1 of only 4 firms)
Kelly IP was the only law firm shortlisted in more than one of these categories.
“We are humbled and honored to be recognized by The Legal 500 for our achievements in the litigation category just two years after starting our firm” and “We thank our clients, whose trust and support made this award possible,” said David Kelly, Kelly IP co-founding partner.