World Trademark Review 2024

World Trademark Review ranks Jones Day's trademark practice in 2024 WTR 1000 Report

World Trademark Review ranked 14 Jones Day lawyers and the Firm in nine regional tables in its annual WTR 1000, which "identifies the leading professionals and firms deemed outstanding at obtaining, protecting, managing, enforcing and monetizing trademarks."

Jones Day's Intellectual Property Practice includes lawyers that provide strategic advice on domestic and global trademark portfolios, as well as enforcement and litigation services worldwide, with lawyers based in the United States from Cleveland, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Minneapolis, New York, and Washington; in Europe from Düsseldorf, London, Munich, and Paris; in Asia from Beijing, Hong Kong, and Tokyo; and in Melbourne, Australia.

The report lauds Jones Day's trademark practice as "Renowned for its global strength", "continues to be an attractive offering for brand owners seeking to protect and enforce their marks at home and abroad", and "a wealth of resources across the world, while receiving local expertise and knowledge".

Additional comments from the report include:

  • "With over 220 IP professionals, Jones Day offers a deep bench of expertise in the field and enjoys a stellar reputation for its trademark practice, with particular praise given for its litigation abilities."
  • "With a globe-spanning practice, Jones Day is a smart choice for companies seeking one-stop shop service and an international perspective."
  • "With outstanding global reach and seamless cross-office collaboration, Jones Day is a popular pick for those seeking sophisticated worldwide protection, enforcement and licensing of their trademarks."

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

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

The 14 Jones Day lawyers ranked by WTR are:

  • 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 14th 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.