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    RECENT AWARDS AND RANKINGS:

    • Law360 400 Survey, March 2016
    • IAM Patent 1000 2016 - Highly recommended for patent prosecution
    • IAM Patent 1000 2016 - Recommended for patent litigation
    • World's Leading Trademark, DC Metro Area, Silver level for Enforcement and litigation in trademark
    • World's Leading Trademark, DC Metro Area, Silver level for Prosecution and Strategy in trademark
    • IP Stars Firm Listing 2016 - Tier 4 for Patent foreign firms Japan
    • IP Stars Firm Listing 2016- Tier 3 for Trademark foreign firms Japan
    • IP Stars Firm Listing 2016- Tier 3 for US Patent Prosecution
    • IP Stars Firm Listing 2016- Tier 3 for PTAB Litigation
    • IP Stars Firm Listing 2016- Tier 3 for Trademark Prosecution
    • IP Stars Firm Listing 2016- Tier 3 US Patent Prosecution
    • WTR, Sughrue ranked in gold band for enforcement and litigation (World Trademark Review 1000, 2016)
    • IP Stars Firm Listing- Patent Contentious and Patent Prosecution recommended, 2016
    • Sughrue is a top ten Alice firm, JURISTAT Moneyball for Lawyers (November 12, 2015)
    • On a Regional level, ranked in the areas of patent prosecution (tier 3), trademark contentious (tier 3), trademark prosecution (tier 3), Copyright (4) (Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2015)
    • Among DC Firms Category: Recommended for Patent Contentious Category, Highly recommended for Patent Prosecution, Highly recommended for Trademark Contentious, Highly recommended for Trademark Prosecution, Tier 4 for Japan- foreign firms (Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2015)
    • Legal 500 Ranking: Tier 3 for Patent Prosecution Utility and Design Patents and Recommended practitioners – Richard Turner, Andrew Taska, Brett Sylvester, Brian Shelton, Abraham Rosner, Travis Ribar, John Bird and John Callahan for Post grant proceedings
    • Ranked in Silver band for Enforcement & Litigation and Prosecution & Strategy (World Trademark Review 1000, 2015)
    • Ranked #13 for the Vault rankings for best IP boutique law firms (Vault 2015)
    • Ranked under Prosecution as highly recommended (IAM Patent 1000 2015 Rankings)
    • Ranked # 2 on the 2015 Top Patent Firm in IP Today
    • Ranked #3 in The 100 Best Firms For Minority Attorneys -Law360 2015
    • Ranked #89 in The 100 Firms For Female Attorneys - Law360 2015
    • U.S. News and World Reports ranked: 2nd tier Nationally for Litigation – Intellectual Property and 3rd Tier Nationally for Patent Prosecution 2015
    • U.S. News and World Reports ranked: 1st tier for DC Firms in Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Law
    • Ranked on National level tier 2 for litigation and tier 3 for patent law (U.S. News Best Law Firms 2014)
    • Four Sughrue Attorneys were named among IP stars (Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2014)
    • On a National level, ranked in the areas of patent prosecution, copyright, trademark prosecution and trademark contentious (Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2014)
    • On a Regional level, ranked in the areas of patent prosecution, patent contentious, trademark prosecution and trademark (Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2014)
    • Ranked as bronze for Litigation in The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2014 (IAM 1000 2014)
    • Ranked #12 for the Vault rankings for best IP boutique law firms (Vault 2014)
    • Ranked 19 on Trademarks Registrations Issued (IP Today 2014)
    • Ranked Among the Elite Top 2 Patent Firms for Patents Issued (IP Today 2014)
    • Sughrue made 3rd tier in The Client's Guide to the Asia Pacific Legal Profession for Japan in Intellectual Property (The Legal 500 2014)
    • Ranked in Silver level for Enforcement & Litigation and Prosecution & Strategy (World Trademark Review 1000, 2014) 
    • Ranked Among the Elite Top 2 Patent Firms for Patents Issued (IP Today, March 2013)
    • Ranked in Silver level band group for Trademark litigation in The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (World Trademark Review 1000, 2013)
    • Ranked in Silver level band group for Trademark prosecution and strategy in The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (World Trademark Review 1000, 2013)
    • Five Sughrue Attorneys were named among IP stars (Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2013)
    • Two Sughrue Attorneys ranked among top practitioners in Litigation, Prosecution and Post Grant Procedures (IAM Patent 1000, 2013)
    • Ranked Among the Elite Top 2 Patent Firms for Patents Issued (IP Today, March 2012)
    • Ranked Among the Elite Top 15 Trademark Firms (IP Today, May 2012)
    • Recipient of Top “Tier 3” IP Rankings for Patent Procurement (Managing Intellectual Property, 2012)
    • Recipient of Top “Tier 4” IP Rankings for Trademark Prosecution (Managing Intellectual Property, 2012)
    • Recipient of Top “Tier 3” IP Rankings for Trademark Litigation (Managing Intellectual Property, 2012)
    • Recipient of Top “Tier 2” for Patent Prosecution (The Legal 500, 2011)
    • Named as a Top Trademark Law Firm (World Trademark Review, 2011)
    • Ranked Among the Elite Top 20 Trademark Firms (IP Today, May 2011)
    • Ranked Among the Elite Top 2 Patent Firms (IP Today, March 2011)
    • Two Sughrue Attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in Intellectual Property in Best Lawyers in America/U.S. News (2011)
    • Three Sughrue Trademark Attorneys named “Top Lawyers” (Washingtonian Magazine 2011) 
    • Sughrue Attorney selected as “Top Attorney in IP Litigation” (Daily Transcript, 2011)
    • Eleven Sughrue Attorneys recognized among top patent prosecutors (Patent Buddy Survey 2011)
    • Sughrue Recognized among Top 5 most diverse firms in terms of partnership and attorneys (National Law Journal, 2010)