Michael Leonard Again Named Leading IP Professional by World Trademark Review 1000

February 10, 2014 – Press Releases

Michael Leonard, partner in the Philadelphia office of Fox Rothschild LLP, has been recognized in the World Trademark Review 1000 for the fourth consecutive year.

In the recently issued 2014 World Trademark Review 1000 edition, Michael was individually recognized in the categories of “Trademark Enforcement and Litigation” and “Prosecution and Strategy” and lauded for being “skilled and internationally minded.” The World Trademark Review also mentions Fox’s Intellectual Property Department and notes the team is “steadily climbing the list of top US trademark filers ... and is well placed to assist clients in all corners of the country.”

Michael concentrates his practice in the managing and enforcing of domestic and international intellectual property rights, and is considered a go-to resource on trademarks, copyrights and other IP-related issues for clients in a broad spectrum of industries. He provides strategic counsel on the availability and adoption of trademarks as well as the management and enforcement of trademark portfolios in the United States and abroad. Michael routinely represents clients in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and various U.S. district courts.

In prior editions of the World Trademark Review, Michael was recognized for being “a committed adviser to an international set of rights holders which value his sophisticated global outlook” (2013); having “exceptional multi-jurisdictional knowledge” (2012); and possessing “a cross-cultural attitude and ... easily jump[ing] into somebody else’s mindset and way of thinking (2011).

About World Trademark Review 1000

Now in its fourth year, World Trademark Review 1000, the world’s only independent multimedia publication dedicated exclusively to reporting on trademark issues, comprises in-depth jurisdiction-specific chapters that analyze the local market and identify the leading practitioners and firms in both the contentious and non-contentious spheres.