Carlton Fields Attorneys Named 2019 “World’s Leading Trademark Professionals”

Intellectual Property   |   February 1, 2019
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Two Carlton Fields Intellectual Property attorneys have been recognized as some of the “World’s Leading Trademark Professionals” in the ninth edition of the WTR 1000.
  • William “Ty” Giltinan (Tampa)
  • Jill Sarnoff Riola (Orlando, Los Angeles)
The firm also ranked as one of Florida’s top trademark law firms.
“The IP crew at full-service powerhouse Carlton Fields consistently sets quality benchmarks across the spectrum of trademark and brand services,” according to the WTR 1000. “Well suited to assisting high-growth enterprises thanks to a rigorously commercial mindset, the team brings a lot to the table including cutting-edge expertise handling trademark matters in the digital realm and an excellent track record in infringement litigation.”
The publication recognized Giltinan, who leads the Intellectual Property practice group, for his deep knowledge of trademark law and his ability to anticipate business-related and other practical considerations. The WTR 1000 noted Riola’s experience as in-house trademark counsel at Apple, adding, “Over the course of her private practice career, she has shown herself to be an excellent litigator and alternative dispute resolution ace.”
The WTR 1000 identifies the world’s leading trademark law firms and individuals in 70 key jurisdictions globally 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 contentious and non-contentious spheres to assist trademark professionals searching for such expertise. The WTR 1000 can be viewed at  

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