Lewis Brisbois IP Partners Recognized in World Trademark Review’s 2024 WTR 1000

Los Angeles, Calif. (February 22, 2024) – Lewis Brisbois Partners Daniel DeCarlo, Jonathan Goins, Jill Anderfuren, and Bryan Sugar were recently recognized in the World Trademark Review’s (WTR) 2024 edition of the WTR 1000 - the World's Leading Trademark Professionals guide - as recommended experts in their field. This is the seventh consecutive year that Mr. DeCarlo, Mr. Goins, and Ms. Anderfuren have been ranked in the WTR 1000, and Ms. Anderfuren's tenth time overall. It is the fourth consecutive year that Mr. Sugar has been included.

According to the publication, the WTR 1000 “identifies the top trademark professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe” and “focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise.”

Mr. DeCarlo, who serves as chair of Lewis Brisbois’ Intellectual Property & Technology Practice and co-chair of the Trade Secrets & Non-Compete Disputes Practice, has earned a reputation as one of the most formidable litigators and trial attorneys in Los Angeles. He focuses his practice on complex business litigation matters, including the Lanham Act, trademarks, false advertising, copyright, unfair competition matters, and other related intellectual property claims.

Mr. Goins, who has two decades of experience in the intellectual property space, is a Vice Chair of Lewis Brisbois’ Intellectual Property & Technology and Entertainment, Media & Sports Practices. He serves a range of companies in litigation across the country, including in “bet the company” matters. He also lectures on copyright and trademark law as an adjunct professor at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School.

In its description of Ms. Anderfuren, a member of Lewis Brisbois’ Intellectual Property & Technology and Antitrust & Competition Practices, WTR mentioned that “one recent success saw Anderfuren secure a difficult-to-obtain product configuration for Hyper Inc, a maker of electric massagers.” With over 20 years of international experience in the analysis, prosecution, clearance, licensing, and litigation of trademarks, Ms. Anderfuren works with clients in the insurance, consulting, medical, and consumer products industries to build and maintain successful trademark protection strategies.

As for Mr. Sugar, who is also a member of Lewis Brisbois’ Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, WTR noted that he "has significant expertise in Lanham Act disputes, and his prosecution practice ensures his litigation is informed by deep knowledge of the registration process." Mr. Sugar has more than 20 years of experience and has litigated intellectual property disputes on behalf of a number of the world's largest and most sophisticated brands. He has extensive experience in corporate trademark licensing; IT agreements, mergers, and acquisitions; and intellectual property audits.

Please join us in congratulating these attorneys on their recognition. You can see the full 2024 WTR 1000 rankings here.

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