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Baker Botts Intellectual Property Lawyers Recognized in World Trademark Review 1000


HOUSTON, March 1, 2022 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international technology, energy and life sciences law firm, announced that two Branding, Advertising and Copyright lawyers from its Intellectual Property Department were recognized in the 2022 edition of World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000) – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals as “Recommended Individuals.”

Paul Reilly, a Dallas-based partner who chairs the firm’s Branding, Advertising & Copyright group, is described as a “sought-after counsellor on wide-ranging topics including clearance, corporate rebranding, licensing, prosecution and more” who is noted for his “complete command of trademark and related areas of law.”

New York-based partner Suzanne Hengl was lauded for significantly enriching the trademark practice by expanding the firm’s advertising capabilities. The publication added that she “acquits herself with distinction in all endeavours and has been rewarded by major clients transferring all their trademark matters to her care.”

WTR 1000, which focuses exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners, described Baker Botts as a “staunch protector of myriad famous brands” whose “strength in depth in all areas of IP gives it a significant edge.”

Baker Botts’ branding, advertising and copyright team focuses on intellectual property and advertising issues that impact business decisions, including clearance, enforcement, licensing, and litigation. The team advises clients in industries ranging from cosmetics to telecommunications on issues concerning product configuration trade dress, software copyrights, counterfeiting, gray market goods, data scraping, and advertising.

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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