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World Trademark Review 1000 recognizes Baker Botts Intellectual Property Lawyers

WASHINGTON, February 1, 2017 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced that its Intellectual Property group has been recognized in the 2017 edition of World Trademark Review 1000The World’s Leading Trademark Professional, published by World Trademark Review of the IP Media Group. 

Baker Botts was elevated to the silver ranking in Texas with WTR 1000 stating that the firm is “among the best of the big law firms for general trademark advice” and possesses a “sophisticated branding practice with experienced practitioners” who are “cost effective, efficient and timely.” 

Dallas based partner Paul Reilly, who enhanced his position as well, is individually ranked in Texas’ top tier this year. WTR 1000 reports that he has “an extremely broad knowledge base” with “vast experience of both contentious and non-contentious mandates” who is also “a terrific lawyer who can think outside the box and give tailored solutions.” 

Baker Botts Special Counsel Suzanne Hengl is ranked in New York and is noted by WTR 1000 for taking charge of trademark matters at the firm’s New York office. According to WTR 1000, she is “much loved by clients,” and is an “adroit counsellor who takes a solidly pragmatic approach.” 

Elizabeth Rucki, senior associate in the Dallas office, is also ranked in Texas and is described by WTR 1000 as having “played the field in all areas of intellectual property” but spending the bulk of her time on day-to-day prosecution and portfolio management for “leading clients across a swathe of industries.” 

WTR 1000 features 90 country and US state-specific chapters analyzing local trademark legal services markets and profiles the firms and individuals singled out as leaders in their respective fields. It lists the world’s leading trademark firms and individual attorneys and is the only independent publication that focuses exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners. 

With over 180 IP lawyers and professionals, holding over 200 technical degrees, Baker Botts has an incredibly deep bench of practitioners with a wealth of experience in IP litigation, patent & trademark prosecution, and post-grant proceedings.


Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 700 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 12 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology, and life sciences sectors. Since 1840, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit


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