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Baker Botts Intellectual Property Lawyers Recognized in 2020 Edition of World Trademark Review 1000


DALLAS, February 19, 2020 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced that four Branding, Advertising and Copyright group lawyers from its Intellectual Property Department were recognized in the 2020 edition of World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR) – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

  • Paul Reilly, a Dallas-based partner, whose practice involves complex litigation, as well as global protection strategies, is described as “the best of the big Texas firms for trademark litigation” and “maintains an extensive clearance, prosecution, rebranding and licensing practice.”

  • WTR noted that Suzanne Hengl, a Special Counsel based in the firm’s New York office, is “an outstanding litigator and counsellor.” In addition, she is described as “collaborating seamlessly with external parties as well as her colleagues in intellectual property and other departments.”

  • “Undoubtedly one of the brightest lights of the next generation,” Elizabeth Rucki, a Dallas-based senior associate is described as having outstanding leadership, which is “testament to the exceptional quality training and mentoring that Baker Botts provides to its up-and-coming lawyers.”

  • “A responsive and thorough litigator and counsellor,” Tyler Beas, a Dallas-based senior associate was described as someone “to keep on the radar.”

WTR 1000, which focuses exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners, undertook an exhaustive qualitative research project to identify the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in this critical area of practice. When identifying the leading firms, factors such as depth of expertise, market presence and the level of work on which they are typically instructed were all considered, alongside positive peer and client feedback.

Baker Botts’ Branding, Advertising & Copyright practice group offers a comprehensive suite of services to help clients develop, build, maintain, protect, and enforce their trademarks, trade dress, advertising and marketing initiatives, and copyrights.

Baker Botts is an international law firm whose lawyers practice throughout a network of offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology and life sciences sectors. Since 1840, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit

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