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World Trademark Review Ranks Crowell & Moring in WTR 1000

Los Angeles and Brussels – February 22, 2021: World Trademark Review has ranked Crowell & Moring as one of the top trademark firms in Brussels and California in the WTR 1000 research directory, which focuses exclusively on the world’s leading trademark practices and practitioners. The annual list identifies firms in the trademark space by considering depth of expertise, market presence, and level of work, as well as peer and client feedback.

The publication noted the firm’s “‘rigorous and tenacious handling of disputes’ in Brussels has earned it a sterling reputation in critical cross-border mandates and parallel import matters.” Kristof Roox, co-managing partner of the office, was recognized as a “sharpshooter… [with] vast experience [who] pleads exceptionally convincingly and is an asset to any litigation proceedings.” Partner Jan-Diederik Lindemans, was recognized for having “a knack for turning around impossible cases.” Gunther Meyer, senior counsel, was acknowledged as providing “complete and exhaustive guidance on any issue that arises.” Judith Bussé, a counsel, was recognized as a lawyer who “consistently impresses with her passion, attention to detail and flair for litigation strategy.”

In California, the publication recognized the firm for “understanding the function of brand assets in commercial ecosystems, having practiced trademark law over many decades, during which companies have become much more aggressive in enforcing their rights.” Partner Kent Goss was recognized for taking “the lead on important trademark infringement cases throughout his 30-year career and [going] the distance at trial on numerous occasions.” Goss, the publication noted, is also “well placed to handle disputes in which different legal issues intersect.” Also included by the publication is partner Valerie Goo, who was noted as “excellent at what [she does] – litigating with commercial purpose and helping clients to overcome difficult challenges.”

To see the full ranking of firms in Belgium, click here and for California, click here.


Andrew Loeb
Communications Specialist
+1 202.624.2792
Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with offices in the United States, Europe, MENA, and Asia that represents clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory and policy, and transactional and corporate matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation and government-facing matters, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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