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Adams and Reese and four of its intellectual property attorneys have been ranked in the 2023 WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. The WTR 1000 identifies the leading professionals and firms that are deemed outstanding at obtaining, protecting, managing, enforcing, and monetizing trademarks.

Ranked Adams and Reese attorneys include Mitch Boult, Haverly MacArthur, Edward Playfair, and Kristina Schrader. Adams and Reese was also ranked among the "Recommended Firms" for its trademark practice.

In the rankings, WTR research reports:

ADAMS AND REESE LLP - Recommended – Firms, United States: Tennessee

“Priding itself on its client-first approach, the full-service Adams and Reese has offices throughout the southern United States, from Texas to Florida to Washington, DC. The Nashville branch boasts an exceptionally strong trademark bench, with prosecution prowess from Reber Mitch BoultHaverly MacArthurEdward Playfair and Kristina Schrader. The team counsels companies on how to maximize the value of their intellectual property, favoring a creative, collaborative approach. Schrader also brings a focus on anti-counterfeiting and enforcement strategies, drawing on a large network to achieve favorable outcomes quickly and efficiently.”

Within the Adams and Reese Global Intellectual Property practice, our firm's trademark attorneys represent regional, national, and multinational clients, handling their trademark portfolios across the globe. The firm’s attorneys are widely recognized as leaders in this area of law, with extensive experience before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) and a leading role with the International Trademark Association (INTA).

Attorneys help clients formulate and implement consistent policies and strategies on key issues, including international filing programs using the Madrid Protocol and Paris Convention, as the legal work drives brand value, boosts brand strength, and lowers the cost of global trademark portfolios. The full range of services within Adams and Reese’s trademark practice include, but are not limited to: anti-counterfeiting, digital business, privacy and data protection, franchising, distribution, intellectual property litigation, tax-efficient intellectual property structures, intellectual property litigation and dispute resolution, and transactional intellectual property.

Now in its 13th year, the WTR 1000 has established itself as the definitive tool for clients seeking stellar trademark legal expertise worldwide. Across a four-month period, a team of WTR analysts scrutinized the legal services market, conducting over 1,700 telephone interviews with brand specialists, to present more than 80 country and US state-specific chapters profiling the firms and individuals singled out as leaders in their respective fields.