Fredrikson & Byron Ranked as a Top U.S. Trademark Firm in 2010

September 7, 2011


Fredrikson & Byron was recently ranked 33rd by Corporation Service Company (CSC) and World Trademark Review in its Top 100 list of U.S. trademark services firms for 2010. The report, appearing in the August/September issue of World Trademark Review, was prepared using public trademark filings data from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and reviewed by CSC’s seasoned team of trademark professionals. Go to CSC’s web site to view the results. This is the sixth straight year in which Fredrikson & Byron has been ranked among the top 100 U.S. trademark firms in the annual report.

Fredrikson & Byron trademark attorneys counsel clients in developing and implementing intellectual property protection strategies for building brand and product value around the globe. In addition to clearing, prosecuting, and maintaining clients’ trademarks and managing their worldwide portfolios, Fredrikson & Byron attorneys assist clients in weaving elements of patent, trademark, and copyright law to create a broad cloak of IP protection. They also assist clients in enforcing those IP rights domestically in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as in trademark and unfair competition litigation in the federal district courts. Internationally, Fredrikson & Byron attorneys manage clients’ enforcement efforts and coordinates IP protection across borders.

“We’re not patent attorneys who moonlight on trademark matters,” says John Pickerill, department chair of Fredrikson & Byron’s Advertising, Marketing, and Trademark Practice Group. “We team with our clients to provide the real-world experience and common-sense advice they need to build and manage tailored trademark portfolios.”

Corporation Service Company, a privately held service organization founded in 1899, provides domain portfolio strategy, management and recovery services for global brands; matter management, corporate compliance, and trustee services for companies and law firms worldwide; and due diligence and transactional services for the world’s largest financial institutions. Visit www.cscglobal.com for more information.

World Trademark Review is the world’s only independent multimedia publication dedicated to reporting on trademark issues for trademark lawyers internationally. More information can be found at www.worldtrademarkreview.com. The publication is part of The IP Media Group (www.theipmediagroup.com).

Fredrikson & Byron is a 240 attorney law firm based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Monterrey, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. We’ve built a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet” by bringing business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to our work with clients, and by operating as business advisors and strategic partners as well as legal counselors. The firm’s primary areas of practice include advertising, banking, corporate, corporate governance, employment and labor, energy and renewable energy, government relations, health care, intellectual property, international, life sciences, litigation, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, securities, and tax. We serve a broad range of clients, including multinational corporations, public companies, privately-held businesses, entrepreneurs, government agencies, and family businesses. Fredrikson & Byron’s attorneys also work with individuals on estate planning, family law, and immigration matters. We are the exclusive Minnesota law firm member of the World Services Group, a worldwide network of professional service providers. More information about the firm is available at www.fredlaw.com.

Media Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Communications Manager, 612.492.7514, kgriffith@fredlaw.com