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Baker Botts Intellectual Property Lawyers Recognized in World Trademark Review 1000

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 6, 2018 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced that its Intellectual Property group has been recognized in the 2018 edition of World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

Baker Botts maintained its silver ranking in Texas with WTR 1000 stating that “Baker Botts is home to one of the finest trademark practices in Texas” serving “a glittering roster of A-list clients, ranging from local enterprises to global powerhouses.” The firm also maintained its ranking in New York and is said to have “impressive responsiveness, expertise and experience.”

Dallas based partner Paul Reilly is individually recognized and admired as “extremely hardworking and conscientious” and someone who “knows the law remarkably well and brings a depth of expertise to trademark litigation that few others in Texas – or even the United States – have.”

Also in Dallas, senior associate Elizabeth Rucki, who moved from the Bronze to Silver category, is recognized as another “esteemed professional.” WTR 1000 reports, “she is highly regarded in this field and has a diverse skillset, including a talent for enforcing trademark rights.”

Baker Botts Special Counsel Suzanne Hengl is ranked in New York for both enforcement/litigation and prosecution/strategy and is touted as “knowledgeable, timely, efficient and pleasant to work with.” As reported in the WTR, she is, “an excellent person to bounce ideas off - she sees the bigger picture and gets how all the pieces of a problem fit together.”

WTR 1000 features 90 country and U.S. 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.

Baker Botts’ 180 IP lawyers and patent professionals collectively hold more than 220 scientific and technical degrees spanning diverse fields such as computer science, electrical engineering, life sciences, biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, aerospace engineering and others.

Baker Botts is an international law firm whose lawyers practice throughout a network of 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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