Jody Drake Named Among DC's IP Elite


WASHINGTON – Sughrue Mion, PLLC is pleased to announce that partner Jody Drake has been named among the top 15 IP attorneys in Washington by Legal Times in its 2003 “Leading Lawyers” series.

The list was compiled by Legal Times based on nominations, followed by extensive interviews with members of the legal and business community and “others in a position to know what matters most in the world of IP practitioners.” 

The Legal Times article tapped Drake as “one of the city’s leaders in helping clients obtain and protect trademarks.” 

“That Jody deserves this honor is no secret to our firm or our clients,” said Cindy Weber, Sughrue Mion’s managing partner.  “As the article noted, Jody makes every client feel like they’re her only client, and we consider that high praise.  The trademark practice has become one of our most active and dynamic, thanks in no small part to Jody’s efforts.”

The full Legal Times article can be found at

Sughrue Mion, PLLC, is based in Washington, DC with offices in Silicon Valley and Tokyo.  It is one of the largest firms in the US practicing solely in the fields of intellectual property.