February 2020

Sideman & Bancroft Recognized Among Leading Trademark Firms in the 2020 World Trademark Review 1000


Sideman & Bancroft LLP is pleased to announce that the World Trademark Review recognizes the firm and four partners, Jeff Hallam, Ian Boyd, Beatrice Martinet and Kelly McCarthy,  in its 2020 listing of the world’s leading trademark law firms and practitioners.

This year, the firm ranks among the top firms in California for trademark enforcement and litigation. WTR notes that “When it comes to the criminal enforcement of trademark rights, Sideman & Bancroft is in a league of its own” with “a superb track record successfully prosecuting counterfeiters.”  Highlighting the breadth of the firm’s expertise, the firm also ranks among the top firms for its thriving practices in traditional trademark litigation, brand protection, and portfolio management.

Singled out for individual commendations, managing partner Jeff Hallam ranks nationally for his anti-counterfeiting expertise and in California for trademark enforcement and litigation. Ian Boyd ranks in California for enforcement and litigation, as well as prosecution and strategy. Both Kelly McCarthy and Beatrice Martinet rank in California for prosecution and strategy.

Each year, the World Trademark Review 1000 identifies leading national and international trademark practitioners through an extensive research process involving more than 1,500 interviews over four months with brand owners and trademark specialists across the globe. The rankings are considered the definitive guide to elite trademark professionals around the world.