Trademark practices, lawyers recognized in WTR 1000 2023

Global Press release - Recognition February 2023

The esteemed trademark rankings named seven regional practices, recommended 17 lawyers and identified the firm as a recommended international firm.

WTR hailed Norton Rose Fulbright as one of the most well-integrated IP practices with which many of the most well-known brands in the world choose to work.

"One of the largest IP teams in the world, Norton Rose Fulbright's offering is spread across five continents, with its most recent expansion coming in China," researchers wrote. "Its international strength and depth attract patrons such as Nike and BNP Paribas along with a host of other companies in the consumer goods, food and beverage, and luxury goods sectors."

Norton Rose Fulbright is ranked for its trademark acumen in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, England, Germany, Minnesota and Texas.

The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and is considered a prime source for those seeking top legal trademark advice. Top firms and individuals are identified based on their depth of knowledge, market presence and sophistication of work through in-person, telephone and video interviews from clients and attorneys, alongside written submissions from firms detailing their recent activity in the field.

WTR is the only standalone publication focusing exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners, covering more than 80 jurisdictions globally.


Region Category Category
Australia Prosecution and strategy Enforcement and litigation
Canada Firm (Overall) Anti-counterfeiting
United Kingdom: England Transactions (Recommended) Prosecution and strategy
Germany Firm (Overall)  
Hong Kong Prosecution and strategy  
United States: Minnesota Firm (Overall)  
United States: Texas Firm (Overall)  


Lawyer Position Region
Felicia Boyd Head of IP Brands, United States United States: Minnesota
Abida Chaudri Counsel, Head of UK Trademark Prosecution United Kingdom: England
Maggie Chong Senior associate Hong Kong
Justin Davidson Partner Hong Kong
Jean-François Drolet Senior Partner, Lawyer, Trademark Agent Canada
Cameron Harvey Partner, Global Head of Consumer Markets and Head of Litigation and Intellectual Property Australia
Georgina Hey Partner Australia
Timothy M. Kenny Head of Intellectual Property, United States United States: Minnesota
Mike Knapper Head of Intellectual Property, Europe, Middle East and Asia United Kingdom: England
Karen F. MacDonald Partner, Lawyer, Patent Agent, Trademark Agent and Canadian Head of Consumer Markets Canada
Daniel Marschollek Partner Germany
Manuel Merling Counsel Germany
Linda M. Merritt Partner United States: Texas
Clement Monnet Counsel France
Jackie O'Brien Partner Australia
Elizabeth Williams Partner, Trademark Agent Canada
Chris Wilson Partner Canada