Mayer Brown announced that 11 partners across four of the firm’s global offices were recognized as “IP Stars” in the 2018 edition of Managing Intellectual Property’s “World IP Handbook and Survey,” an annual analysis of the IP market. The lawyers were nominated by their peers and clients, and final inclusion was based on extensive research, including surveys and interviews with IP professionals conducted by the publication. Three Mayer Brown partners – Lisa Ferri, Joseph Mahoney and John Mancini – were recognized in two categories.

The Mayer Brown 2018 IP stars are: 

  • Patent Stars – Stephen Baskin, Jamie Beaber, James Ferguson, Lisa Ferri, Alan Grimaldi, Gary Hnath, Colleen Tracy James, Joseph Mahoney, John Mancini and David Wang 
  • Trademark Stars – Lisa Ferri, Gabriela Kennedy, Joseph Mahoney and John Mancini

In addition, Mayer Brown was ranked nationally in the US in the Life Sciences, Copyright, International Trade Commission Litigation, Patent Contentious and Patent Trial and Appeal Board Litigation categories. Mayer Brown received top rankings in the Trademark category for China (foreign firms) and in Copyright, Patent Contentious, Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution categories in Hong Kong.

The firm was also “recommended” in the Copyright category for New York and China (foreign firms); Patent Contentious category for California, Illinois, and Washington DC; the Trademark category for Illinois and New York; and Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution categories for Washington DC.