Thompson Hine’s IP Practice Recognized by WTR 1000 and IP Stars
Date: May 21, 2018
Publication: Thompson Hine LLP
Thompson Hine LLP is pleased to announce that its Intellectual Property practice is recognized both in the 2018 edition of World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 and by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars. World Trademark Review commends the Firm, “Thompson Hine cuts an impressive figure on Ohio’s trademark landscape – and has done for decades.” The IP team is also recognized for its “brilliant client service.”
World Trademark Review also lists Thompson Hine IP partners Roger H. Bora and Louis K. Ebling as among The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals as nominated by their international trademark peers. Specifically, the guide notes that “Dayton partner Bora received “glowing reviews,” with one client calling Bora “highly skilled” and further commenting that “he is also great to collaborate with and is always on top of things.” Cincinnati partner Ebling “outclasses others when it comes to demanding prosecution briefs, and knows how to acquire rights abroad as well as in the United States.”
The WTR 1000 research directory, which focuses exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners, has established itself as the definitive “go-to” resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise. Each year, WTR undertakes an exhaustive qualitative research project to identify the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding. Factors such as depth of expertise, market presence and the level of work of the lawyers and firms are taken into account, alongside positive peer and client feedback.
Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars, which ranks Thompson Hine among the top firms in Ohio and nationally, notes that the firm is “highly regarded for its patent prosecution prowess, as well as its IP strategy and portfolio management.” The publication also individually recognized five partners:
- Louis K. Ebling (Cincinnati) – Trademark Star
- Mark P. Levy (Dayton) – Patent Star
- Theodore D. Lienesch (Dayton) - Patent Star, Trademark Star
- Clifton E. McCann (Washington, D.C.) – Patent Star, Trademark Star
- Ash D. Patel (Atlanta) – Patent Star, Trademark Star
The IP Stars list is based on extensive research conducted by a team compiling market feedback and independent information. Individuals included on the list are practitioners with long-established practices and clients in the industry.