Fenwick’s Sally Abel Named Most Highly Regarded Trademark Attorney in the U.S. by Who’s Who 2012

Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Fenwick & West LLP is pleased to announce that trademark partner, Sally Abel, is the only U.S. attorney on Who's Who Legal's just published list of the 10 most highly regarded trademark lawyers in the world. Recognized for her "world class service," Ms. Abel, who founded and chairs Fenwick’s trademark practice, represents numerous technology and social media companies, including Cisco, Symantec, Facebook and NVIDIA. Ms. Abel was also named one of the most highly regarded trademark practitioners in the world in Who's Who Legal 2010 and in Who's Who Legal 2008, and otherwise has been listed in The International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers for the last 10 years.

The International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers, published by Law Business Research Ltd. of the UK, names top experts in the trademark field as identified and voted on by law firm clients and by international practitioners. Additional information can be found online at whoswholegal.com.

The International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers 2012 has also recognized Fenwick trademark partners Connie Ellerbach and Andrew Bridges.

Connie Ellerbach advises clients, from start-ups to multinational corporations, on the selection, enhancement and enforcement of trademarks and brands worldwide, and regarding securing and protecting domain name rights. She has received recognition in The International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers since 2010.

Andrew Bridges has 25 years of complex litigation experience in trademark, copyright, advertising, trade secret, consumer protection, unfair competition, licensing, and other commercial law disputes. Mr. Bridges is a strategic advisor to entrepreneurs and companies on their branding and trademark portfolios, and he also oversees the management of global portfolios and the coordination of foreign litigation matters for innovators and companies around the globe.

About Fenwick & West’s Trademark Practice Fenwick & West has one of the largest U.S. and international trademark practices at a full-service law firm, focusing exclusively on all aspects of trademark counseling, including clearance, international prosecution, enforcement, licensing and Internet issues. Our internationally renowned trademark practice has received numerous awards and recognition for its insightful, strategic, cost effective and value enhancing advice and efforts on behalf of some of the world’s best known, highly regarded, and highly valued brands. We were recently ranked by Managing Intellectual Property as one of the top 15 trademark law firms in the U.S. and as one of four "Best in the West" trademark prosecution firms.


Melita Jampol