MLT Aikins has been recognized in the eleventh edition of the renowned international legal directory World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR).
The WTR 1000 highlights what it considers to be the top law firms, attorneys and agents in the trademark practice. MLT Aikins has ranked bronze nationally in Canada, for the second year in a row. The ranking reflects the firm’s consideration as one of the most competitive in the Canadian trademark space.
WTR 1000’s ranking in gold, silver and bronze bands reflects featured firms’ and individuals’ depth of experience, market presence and level of work. The publication serves as a one-stop resource for anyone seeking trademark legal services.
Trademark agent Lorraine Pinsent has been named a “Recommended Individual” by WTR for the ninth consecutive year.
Lorraine has been recognized in the publication since 2012. Lorraine’s practice primarily deals with trademark searching, prosecution, oppositions, licensing, portfolio management and international trademark protection. Her recent work includes supporting cannabis product manufacturer and retailer Delta 8 Bio-tech with portfolio management and policing.
One satisfied patron noted, “Lorraine makes you feel like you are her top priority – she really cares about her relationships. She can assimilate complex IP demands and satisfy brand need across multiple business platforms. She is organised, tenacious and a genuinely kind and thoughtful person.”
The WTR 1000 directory focuses exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners, recommending who it considers to be the top 1000 of the trademark scene. It says, “only those delivering top-quality services make the cut.”
The WTR 1000 is the only publication that recommends practitioners exclusively in the trademark field. Since 2010, WTR 1000 has been identifying outstanding firms and leading individuals in this area of practice in 80 jurisdictions around the world. Its research and selection process involves interviews and correspondence with lawyers and clients. The publication notes, “Individuals qualify for inclusion in the WTR 1000 upon receiving sufficient positive feedback from market sources with knowledge of their practice and the market in which they operate.” Additionally, firms are listed on the basis of their depth of expertise, market presence and the level of work on which they are typically instructed.