Hanson Bridgett Ranked Silver by World Trademark Review for Quality Trademark Litigation & Prosecution Work

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May 12, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett LLP, a preeminent California law firm providing quality legal services throughout the state and nationwide, was ranked in the silver band by the World Trademark Review 1000 in both trademark enforcement and litigation, as well as prosecution and strategy.

"I am thrilled to see our intellectual property practice receive these rankings," said Batya Forsyth, the firm's Litigation Section Leader. "We constantly strive to be at the top of our game and to keep our clients' at the top of theirs."

In addition, Raffi Zerounian, Noel Cook, and Garner Weng of the firm's litigation practice made the publication's list of the World's Leading Trademark Professionals of 2021.

Zerounian ranked gold in trademark enforcement and litigation, as well as prosecution and strategy. Cook ranked silver in enforcement and litigation and bronze in prosecution and strategy, and Weng ranked bronze in prosecution and strategy. Zerounian was said to be “a very thoughtful counsel with an awe-inspiring knowledge of the law, but he also has a very practical mind.” The publication noted that Cook is “a veteran of the practice who is also endorsed for his pragmatism” and that he and Weng “perform brilliantly in an outside general counsel-type role.” The lawyers were commended by World Trademark Review as being a team that "…recognizes the value of diverse perspectives and forms close partnerships with in-house counsel that lead to optimal prosecution and enforcement results."

The World Trademark Review 1000 is the only standalone publication to recommend attorneys and their firms exclusively in the trademark field and identifies leading firms in over 80 key jurisdictions globally. It highlights leaders in the respective areas of prosecution and strategy, enforcement and litigation, and anti-counterfeiting.

"I know I speak for the three of us when I say how much of an honor it is for the team to receive these top-tier rankings," Zerounian said. "We aim to be practical, efficient, and thoughtful in all our work and keep our clients' interests top of mind. These rankings prove that our focus on client service and all of the team’s hard work pays off."

Hanson Bridgett's trademark practice is sophisticated, experienced, and client-focused. The team represents many well-known brands and start-ups with global trademark portfolios, partnering with in-house counsel to oversee the company's registration, enforcement, and defensive efforts. In surveys of the nation's largest corporations, Hanson Bridgett has been named as a "go-to" firm for trademarks and intellectual property. The firm has also been recognized in published lists as one of the top firms nationally for numbers of opposition filings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

The firm was recognized by the World Trademark Review last year as well, for having one of the best Intellectual Property practices in the nation.

About Hanson Bridgett LLP

Founded in 1958, Hanson Bridgett is a multidisciplinary law firm with 190 attorneys throughout the state. Our clients range from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to individuals which we serve in transactions around the world. We are a certified B Corp and are socially responsible members of our communities. Our firm is driven by a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, charitable giving, pro bono legal work, and hands-on service.



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Brandi Hewlett
Marketing Project Manager
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-995-5878