Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC, a full-service national law firm, is pleased to announce that Roberta Jacobs-Meadway, Member and Co-Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group and Jay K. Meadway, Member, have been named to the World Trademark Review 1000, published by IP Media Group, London, UK.
The second edition of WTR 1000 cites the ‘leading trademark practitioners’ in the world. Jacobs-Meadway was recognized by WTR 1000 "among the best of the best," and Meadway was noted as a “deeply knowledgeable practitioner,” respectively. The firm’s overall strength in trademark matters in the jurisdiction of Pennsylvania was also referenced for “experience operating both at home and abroad … this full-service ensemble advises on registration, litigation, transactional and online issues.”
Jacobs-Meadway focuses her practice on trademark, copyright, unfair competition law and related licensing and litigation in the federal courts and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She has also served as mediator in numerous trademark and copyright disputes. Frequently praised for her expertise in the discipline of intellectual property law, Jacobs-Meadway has been recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as one of the “Leaders in Their Field” in the area of intellectual property law in the 2003 through 2011 editions. She is ranked in the top tier of intellectual property attorneys in Pennsylvania and has been referred to as “the preeminent trademark attorney in Pennsylvania.” The publication also wrote, “according to interviewees ‘no one in the city knows more about copyrights than Roberta Jacobs-Meadway.”
Meadway focuses his practice on foreign trademark protection matters. Fluent in German, he represents companies and law firms in international trademark, copyright and unfair competition law matters in Europe, Japan and elsewhere. Specifically, Meadway assists clients on such issues as: counseling on trademark litigation against terminated foreign distributors; developing global programs for trademark protection; coordinating litigation in diverse jurisdictions against foreign sellers of counterfeit copies of client’s products; and analyzing availability and risk assessment for global brands in the pharmaceutical industry.
Eckert Seamans’ Intellectual Property Group is renowned for its broad spectrum of practice in this specialized area of the law, including United States and foreign patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition law, and the negotiation, preparation and enforcement of a wide variety of related agreements including license, assignment, consulting, employment, nondisclosure and joint venture agreements, as well as college and university intellectual property policies. Most members of the firm’s intellectual property team hold technical and/or scientific degrees and are registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
The WTR 1000 is the first and only standalone ranking publication which focuses exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners. The listing was compiled using three months of extensive research, interviews and correspondence with outside and in-house attorneys involved in trademark law in over 50 global jurisdictions.
About the WTR 1000 and World Trademark Review (WTR)
The WTR 1000 is dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark legal services providers. Through an extensive research process conducted by a team of full-time analysts, the publication identifies the leading trademark law firms and individuals in over 50 global jurisdictions. World Trademark Review (WTR) is a multimedia publication dedicated to reporting on trademark issues for trademark lawyers internationally. The WTR platform includes a subscription magazine, regular supplements and the WTR Daily email newsletter, which includes a free trademark news blog and legal updates written by a panel of experts. WTR is part of The IP Media Group (www.theipmediagroup.com).
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