Donahue Fitzgerald Recognized in the World Trademark Review’s 2020 WTR 1000 Ranking

OAKLAND (February 13, 2020) Donahue Fitzgerald has been acknowledged in the 2020 edition of the World Trademark Review (WTR) – WTR 1000 rankings for trademark enforcement and litigation as well as prosecution and strategy. According to the 2020 rankings, “Donahue Fitzgerald has cracked the code of global trademark prosecution.”

The WTR cites leading trademark practitioners globally. Among top practitioners, they noted that Managing Partner, Andrew MacKay, “is effective at starting dialogues that lead to fruitful resolutions without anything having to be filed, standing out as a business-minded and cost-conscious litigator.” WTR notes that Music and Entertainment Chair and IP Co-chair, Daniel Schacht, “anchors the top entertainment practice. A musician himself, he has a special affinity with musical groups and artists, Santana being one example – he oversees worldwide trademark prosecution and enforcement for all Santana trademarks.” Lastly, the WTR notes that Partner, Anne Hiaring Hocking, “brings coherence to large international portfolios and overlays her knowledge of international trademark law with a strategic approach.”

The WTR 1000 is the only definitive guide exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark legal services providers. Through an extensive research process conducted by a team of highly qualified, full-time analysts, the publication identifies the leading trademark law firms and individuals in over 80 global jurisdictions and U.S. states.

About Donahue Fitzgerald
Donahue Fitzgerald LLP is a full-service law firm with more than fifty attorneys located in three Bay Area offices in Oakland, Walnut Creek, and Larkspur and an office in Los Angeles. The firm provides legal advice and representation in all aspects of business and corporate law, employment, intellectual property, real estate and construction, immigration, nonprofit, franchise, music and entertainment, data privacy and security, and tax, as well as trusts and estates and litigation.