World Trademark Review 2023

World Trademark Review ranks Jones Day's trademark practice in 2023 WTR 1000 Report

World Trademark Review ranked 14 Jones Day lawyers and the Firm in nine regional tables in its annual WTR 1000, which focuses exclusively on leading trademark practices and is a resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark experience.

Jones Day's Intellectual Property Practice includes 19 lawyers focusing on trademarks and we provide domestic and global portfolio counseling, filing, transactional support, and enforcement and litigation services throughout the United States (Atlanta, Cleveland, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Minneapolis, New York, Washington), Europe (Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Paris) and the United Kingdom, Asia (Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Tokyo), and Australia.

The report lauds Jones Day's trademark practice as "[t]he premier choice for many top companies, its lawyers bring an ideal combination of substantive trademark law expertise and advocacy skill to the table." Additional comments from the report include:

  • "Globally minded group" that  "… collaborates closely to handle many international portfolios and complex cross-border disputes."
  • "One of the [U.S.'s] top trademark litigation practices" lauding its lawyers for having "amassed a serious wealth of trial experience."
  • "Jones Day's IP platform is hard to compete with in France and worldwide, covering all aspects of IP from litigation to transactions. Its practitioners are highly knowledgeable and have a thorough understanding of the industries they work in."

Regionally, Jones Day was ranked in the following WTR 1000 tables:

  • China and SARS: China: Foreign
  • France
  • International
  • Germany
  • Japan Foreign
  • United Kingdom: England
  • United States: DC Metro Area
  • United States: National
  • United States: Ohio

The 14 Jones Day lawyers ranked by WTR include:

  • Emmanuel Baud, Paris
  • Jason Chen, Taipei
  • Edouard Fortunet, Paris
  • John Froemming, Washington
  • Jakob Guhn, Düsseldorf
  • Marc Groebl, Munich
  • Haifeng Huang, Hong Kong
  • Carrie Kiedrowski, Cleveland
  • Philippe Marchiset, Paris
  • Anna Raimer, Houston
  • Rebecca Swindells, London
  • Emily Tait, Detroit
  • Michiru Takahashi, Tokyo
  • Meredith Wilkes, Cleveland

Now in its 13th year, the WTR 1000 shines a spotlight on the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in this critical area of practice. Its research includes interviews over a four-month period with lawyers, attorneys, and clients involved with trademarks and written submissions from firms detailing their recent activity. Individuals qualify for inclusion upon receiving sufficient positive feedback from market sources. 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.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,400 lawyers in 40 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.