FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 25, 2012
Contact: Barbara C. McCurdy, 202.408.4047
Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Recognizes Two Finnegan Partners for Women in Business Law - Trademark
WASHINGTON, DC - At the inaugural Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Women in Business Law Awards, Finnegan partner Linda K. McLeod was recognized as "Best in Trademark" for 2012. The awards ceremony took place on Thursday, May 24 in New York, where the publication recognized 28 women for their work in various practice areas and 12 law firms for their initiatives in gender diversity, innovation, minority women, mentoring, work-life balance, pro bono work, and talent management.
In addition to ranking Linda McLeod as "Best in Trademark," the publication also recognized Ms. McLeod and Finnegan Partner Julia Anne Matheson in the 2012 edition of the Expert Guides: Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, the international legal market's guide to the top female legal practitioners. They were ranked in the category of Women in Business Law - Trademark - United States category.
With more than 375 intellectual property lawyers, Finnegan is one of the largest IP law firms in the world. From offices in Washington, DC; Atlanta, Georgia; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Palo Alto, California; Reston, Virginia; Brussels, Belgium; Shanghai, China; Taipei, Taiwan; and Tokyo, Japan, the firm practices all aspects of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law, including counseling, prosecution, licensing, and litigation. Finnegan also represents clients on IP issues related to international trade, portfolio management, the Internet, e-commerce, government contracts, antitrust, and unfair competition. For additional information on the firm, please visit www.finnegan.com.