BASF Members Recognized by World Trademark Review
The following BASF members were included in the World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000. In its eleventh year, the WTR 1000 shines a spotlight on the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in the trademark field, and identifies the leading players in over eighty key jurisdictions globally.
Beth Marlene Goldman, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, was honored in the Gold category.
In the Silver category, the following attorneys were included: Ian K. Boyd, Sideman & Bancroft; Noel M. Cook, Hanson Bridgett; John W. Crittenden, Cooley; Jennifer Ann Golinveaux, Winston & Strawn; and Michelle D. Kahn, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton.
Tsan Abrahamson, Cobalt; Rochelle D. Alpert, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; Carla B. Oakley, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; Betsy Wang Lee, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, and Garner K. Weng, Hanson Bridgett were honored in the Bronze category.
Recognized as Luminaries were J. Thomas McCarthy, Morrison & Foerster; and Lawrence J. Siskind, Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass.
BASF Leaders Circle Firms Recognized for Gender Equality and Family Friendliness
The following BASF Leaders Circle firms were recognized in Yale Law Women’s Sixteenth Annual Top Firms 2021 Report for Gender Equity & Family Friendliness:
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius was recognized as a Top Firm for Hiring Practices. Morrison & Foerster was honored as a Top Firm for Diverse Leadership. Latham & Watkins was named a Top Firm for LGBTQ+ Representation. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe received recognition as a Top Firm for Support for New Parents. Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman was honored as a Top Firm for Racial Justice Contributions.
Natasha Kohne Recognized Among Top 40 Data Breach Response Lawyers
BASF member Natasha G. Kohne, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, was recognized by Cybersecurity Docket in its Incident Response 40 for 2021, an annual list of the forty best data breach response lawyers in the business.
Andrew Gass Named 2021 Top Music Lawyer
BASF member Andrew M. Gass, Latham & Watkins, was recognized as a 2021 Top Music Lawyer by Billboard magazine. Billboard recognized the best legal minds in the music business who were tested in the past year by a land rush of negotiations, new business models from livestreaming to NFTs and the ongoing need to advocate for their clients and social justice.
BASF Leaders Circle Firms Honored with Managing IP Americas Awards
The following BASF Leaders Circle firms recently received Managing IP awards, recognizing outstanding intellectual property achievements by law firms and in-house teams in the past year.
Baker McKenzie won the special Americas Firm of the Year award; Fenwick & West received awards for Patent Prosecution and Trademark Prosecution; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman was honored in the Trademark Contentious category; Arnold & Porter won the award for Life Sciences IP Litigation; and Latham & Watkins received an award for IP Transactions.