The international publication World Trademark Review has included Foley Hoag among the top trademark law firms in the world for a fifth consecutive year, and commended two of the firm’s attorneys for their expertise in trademark matters.
World Trademark Review 1000 – The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2015 is the only publication to recommend individual practitioners and their firms exclusively in the trademark field, and identifies the leading players in more than 70 key jurisdictions globally. The review placed Foley Hoag in the silver category.
Partner Julia Huston, chair of the firm’s Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition Practice, was ranked in the gold category in enforcement and litigation, and in the silver category in prosecution and strategy. Counsel Susan Barbieri Montgomery was ranked in the bronze category in prosecution and strategy.
Foley Hoag represents both domestic and international clients in trademark matters. The firm’s trademark clients are leaders in a wide range of industries, including life sciences, consumer products, technology, insurance and financial services, professional services, entertainment and education.
"One of the best around in Boston; a commercial heavyweight in the United States and further afield," the review said of Foley Hoag. "The trademark team provides a 360-degree service encompassing transactional work, litigation and prosecution; it prides itself its personal touch, tailoring its approach to each individual client." The review went on to cite group chair Julia Huston as “one of the leaders in the community” who is a “solid recommendation for federal litigation.” It also recognized Susan Barbieri for being "much sought after for her advice on IP-rich transactions and portfolio strategy" and having "far-reaching registration and enforcement experience spanning more than 200 jurisdictions."
Methodology for the World Trademark Review 1000 comprises four months of phone interviews with hundreds of lawyers and clients, and a written submission from each firm.