New York – February 15, 2024 – In its WTR 1000: The World's Leading Trademark Professionals guide, the World Trademark Review (WTR) has once again recognized Cooley as having an elite, market-leading trademark, copyright & advertising practice group.

Ranking Cooley in its National, California, and Washington, D.C. listings, WTR noted "Cooley is an outstanding law firm with deep expertise and extensive experience in intellectual property and trademark law, [with] an impressive track record of success in handling a wide range of trademark matters, from registration and portfolio management through enforcement and litigation. The team consistently demonstrates an ability to navigate complex challenges with precision and achieve favorable outcomes."

In addition, WTR recognized the accomplishments of the following seven Cooley practitioners:

  • Susan Christoff – Washington, DC: Prosecution and strategy
  • Bobby Ghajar – National: Enforcement and litigation; California: Enforcement and litigation; California: Prosecution and strategy
  • Rebecca Givner-Forbes – Washington, DC: Enforcement and litigation
  • Brendan Hughes – Washington, DC: Enforcement and litigation; Washington, DC: Prosecution and strategy
  • Judd Lauter – California: Enforcement and litigation
  • John Paul Oleksiuk – New York: Enforcement and litigation; New York: Prosecution and strategy; California: Enforcement and litigation; California: Prosecution and strategy
  • Anne Peck – California: Enforcement and litigation; California: Prosecution and strategy

Read the full rankings and coverage

In 2023, the success of the firm's trademark, copyright & advertising practice group was foundational to the firm being named a finalist for The American Lawyer's IP Litigation Department of the Year.