New York – April 6, 2007 – LAWFUEL – Trademark Law News – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has been recognized as U.S. firm of the year for Trade Mark/Copyright Contentious by Managing Intellectual Property (“MIP”) as part of its annual World IP Survey. The firm was honored at MIP’s annual IP awards dinner at Claridge’s in London on March 28.
The awards recognize achievement in intellectual property work over the past year. MIP researchers spent more than five months researching the awards, which followed MIP’s 11th annual World IP Survey, published earlier this year. Debevoise was ranked in the “Top Tier” for Trade Mark/Copyright Contentious in MIP’s survey.
“It is an honor to be recognized internationally for our work in the increasingly competitive areas of trademark and copyright law,” said David H. Bernstein, a partner in Debevoise’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group, who accepted the award at the MIP awards dinner on the firm’s behalf. “We are delighted for the opportunity to continue to serve the growing demands of our clients across multiple industries – particularly in matters involving internationally famous brands, and new media and technology.”
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has a highly successful Intellectual Property Litigation Group, whose knowledge and experience cover all areas of intellectual property litigation including trademark, trade dress, false advertising, unfair competition, copyright, trade secret, patent, first amendment, information technology, domain names and right of publicity.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a leading international law firm, representing a wide range of clients around the world. Founded in 1931, the firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., London, Paris, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The firm now has over 650 lawyers, including more than 135 lawyers in Europe. For more information, please visit www.debevoise.com.