April 2019

Managing Intellectual Property Names Sideman & Bancroft 2019 U.S. Firm to Watch


Sideman & Bancroft was named the U.S. “Firm to Watch” at the 2019 Managing IP Americas Awards, which recognize the law firms, individuals and companies behind the most innovative and challenging IP work of the past year. The winners were announced at a ceremony held at the Essex House in in New York City on April 4.

“Receiving this award is a testament to the significant investment we’ve made in our IP and branding services over the past several years,” said managing partner Jeffrey C. Hallam. “It’s an honor to be recognized among this group of winners.”

The firm’s Brand Integrity and Innovation Group combines traditional intellectual property and brand protection practices with specialty components such as criminal intellectual property and gray market investigations and enforcement, global investigation management, online anti-counterfeit monitoring, and global customs advice and program development. The team of former federal prosecutors and global security and brand protection experts work to protect their clients’ brand assets throughout their lifecycle while simultaneously addressing pressing business challenges.

Partner Kelly P. McCarthy added, “The capabilities of our Brand Integrity and Innovation Group are truly market leading. We pride ourselves on our holistic approach to our clients’ brand protection needs, and it’s very exciting to see that acknowledged by our peers and colleagues.”

In its 14th year, the Managing IP awards recognize the best IP achievements by law firms and in-house counsel. The winner selection process is supported by Managing IP’s team of researchers obtaining information from thousands of firms, IP lawyers and their clients through interviews and online surveys. The Managing IP Americas Awards 2019 winners can be viewed here.