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Baker Botts Intellectual Property Lawyers Recognized in 2021 Edition of World Trademark Review 1000


DALLAS, March 1, 2021 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international technology, energy and life sciences law firm, announced that four Branding, Advertising and Copyright group lawyers from its Intellectual Property Department were recognized in the 2021 edition of World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR) – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

Paul Reilly, a Dallas-based partner who chairs the firm’s Branding, Advertising & Copyright group, is lauded as someone whom “clients, colleagues and competitors all draw inspiration from.” The publication further noted that “he is a fantastic trial lawyer with a good business sense to resolve issues. He delivers excellent value for money by doing things in a lean and efficient manner.”

Partner Suzanne Hengl, based in New York, was described as a “smart and extremely diligent lawyer who can be counted on by business teams for timely, clear and valuable advice.” The publication noted that she often works alongside senior associate Julie Albert.

Dallas senior associate Elizabeth Rucki also earned praise. “She develops robust portfolios and maintains them in peak condition while optimising your public-facing use of marks. She is incredibly knowledgeable and responsive, and a pleasure to work with,” the publication stated.

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. 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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