Harness IP is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2020 edition of the international World Trademark Review 1000. The publication considers leading trademark practices and practitioners around the globe and identifies winners located in more than 80 global jurisdictions, 18 U.S. states, and the D.C Metro Area
In addition to the firm’s inclusion in the WTR 1000, Harness IP Principal Beth Coakley is recognized as a “Gold” level trademark professional. WTR notes that Coakley has “seen and done so much in [her] practice over the course of almost 40 years, she is as strategically astute as they come particularly concerning the safeguarding [of] famous brands.” The Gold banding is reserved for the “crème de la crème” of trademark practitioners whose success and reputation is established over lengthy periods of time.
Harness IP works with companies of all sizes to develop global trademark strategies that build and enforce branding rights. The firm obtained nearly 1,000 U.S. and international trademarks for clients in 2019 and currently maintains more than 18,000 issued trademarks and 2,100 pending trademarks in 150 countries.
The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark professionals. The publication has established itself as a definitive resource for companies and individuals seeking expert trademark counseling. WTR uses qualitative research methods, including peer and client interviews, to identify firms and individuals who are deemed outstanding in their field.
Visit the WTR 1000 website to learn more about Michigan’s trademark rankings.
About Harness IP
Harness IP, founded in 1921, ranked #6 overall in 2019 for filing the most patent applications on behalf of the “U.S. Patent Elite,” a list comprised of the 100 companies with the largest portfolios of granted U.S. patents as compiled and reported by IAM Media. The firm currently represents 44 of these companies. Harness IP serves clients across the globe from its metropolitan area offices in Detroit, St. Louis, Washington, D.C., and Dallas. Visit www.harnessip.com and follow @harnessdickey on Twitter to learn more.