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Parker Poe Attorneys Ranked as Leaders in the World Trademark Review 1000

  • March 06, 2023

Raleigh, NC – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP is pleased to announce that the firm and two of its trademark partners, Chris Thomas and Will Cannon, are ranked in the 2023 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

Both North Carolina Bar board-certified specialists in trademark law, the publication recognized Chris Thomas and Will Cannon as leading attorneys in trademark law. For the fourth consecutive year, Chris Thomas is recognized as one of the top attorneys in North Carolina, rated in the gold band of ranked professionals. The publication cited a recent win for Chris’s client in a copyright infringement case and noted his extensive experience managing all sizes of portfolios and all types of intellectual property litigation.

The publication highlighted Will Cannon’s roster of clients, including the top universities in North Carolina, a number of financial services, and numerous other private sector entities. Will Cannon advises clients in software, technology, and privacy issues alongside trademarks and other intellectual property issues.

WTR 1000 describes itself as the World's Leading Trademark Professionals providing a unique guide that identifies the top trademark professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The WTR 1000 ranking is the result of months of research involving interviews with hundreds of lawyers and clients. The WTR reported that Parker Poe “has decades of experience navigating the entire trademark lifecycle for clients domestically and abroad.” It also noted the firm’s deep bench of intellectual property and trademark litigation attorneys, who handle complex cases from trial through appeal.

About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has more than 275 lawyers in eight offices in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Washington, DC. The firm provides legal counsel to many of the largest companies and local governments in the Southeast.

Parker Poe is a member of two leading international legal networks: TerraLex and the Employment Law Alliance. TerraLex and the ELA have chosen Parker Poe to help guide clients through the challenges of global business.