ATLANTA (March 21, 2022) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce Intellectual Property (IP) Partners James Bikoff, Bruce McDonald, and Scott Woldow have been recognized on World Trademark Review 1000 list (WTR 1000) of the world’s leading trademark professionals of 2022. Mr. Bikoff is recognized nationally and in the D.C. metro area, and Mr. McDonald and Mr. Woldow are recognized in the D.C. metro area. Additionally, SGR has been recognized bronze as a firm for prosecution and strategy and for enforcement and litigation in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
Now in its eleventh year, the WTR 1000 is a unique guide that identifies the top trademark professionals in 80 key jurisdictions around the globe. The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise. The WTR 1000 remains the only standalone publication to recommend individual practitioners and their firms exclusively in the trademark field.
Jim Bikoff, a partner in SGR’s Washington, D.C. IP Practice, is recommended nationally in anti-counterfeiting and recognized silver for enforcement and litigation and for prosecution and strategy in the D.C. metro area. He has been active for more than 40 years directing worldwide trademark and copyright protection, litigation and anti-counterfeiting enforcement. Mr. Bikoff also practices in Internet and domain name litigation. He is a Chambers USA recognized attorney, active in many IP organizations and a frequent contributor to several publications, including World Trademark Review.
A partner in SGR’s Washington, D.C. IP Practice, Bruce McDonald is recognized bronze for enforcement and litigation in the D.C. metro area. His practice focuses on trademark and copyright law, including trademark registration and clearance opinions, investigations, and enforcement litigation. Mr. McDonald also represents innovative drug developers in the negotiation of licensing agreements and represents a pharmaceutical association with the protection of IP in pharmaceutical products and medical devices.
Scott Woldow is recognized bronze for prosecution and strategy in the D.C. metro area. Mr. Woldow is a partner in the IP Practice, leader of the Trademark Practice Group, and managing director of SGR’s Washington, D.C. office. He specializes in counseling clients with regard to IP matters, prosecuting applications to register trademarks and service marks worldwide, maintenance of existing trademark and service mark registrations worldwide, trademark clearance opinions, advice concerning infringement, opposition, and cancellation issues, representation of clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, consent agreements, settlement agreements, and intellectual property litigation. A Chambers USA recognized attorney, Mr. Woldow is a sought-after speaker on trademark issues worldwide and active in several IP organizations.
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