Three Carlton Fields IP Lawyers Named “World’s Leading Trademark Professionals”

Intellectual Property   |   January 18, 2017
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Three Carlton Fields attorneys who practice in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology practice group were recognized as the “World’s Leading Trademark Professionals” in the seventh edition of WTR 1000.

  • Ethan Horwitz (New York Shareholder)
  • C. Douglas McDonald Jr. (Tampa Of Counsel)
  • Jill Sarnoff Riola (Orlando Shareholder)

The firm also ranked regionally as one of the top trademark law firms.

The WTR 1000 describes Carlton Fields as having a “solid IP team” with a strong team of “seasoned trademark practitioners.” Riola is featured as a leading IP lawyer for her prior in-house experience and versatility in litigation, prosecution and transactional work. McDonald, a veteran litigator, is featured for his expertise handling trademark prosecution and non-contentious briefs. Horwitz is featured as a “Fantastic trial lawyer” who is “well attuned to branding matters that extend beyond U.S. borders.”

The WTR 1000 identifies the world’s leading trademark law firms and individuals in over 72 global jurisdictions through an extensive research process conducted by a team of highly qualified, full-time analysts. The publication is comprised of in-depth jurisdiction-specific chapters that analyze the local market in both contentious and non-contentious spheres to assist trademark professionals in their search for such expertise. The WTR 1000 can be viewed at

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