Milwaukee, WI – For the fourth consecutive year, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP received NameProtect’s Trademark Insider award for the number of United States Patent and Trademark Office applications submitted in the 2005 calendar year in which the firm is listed as the legal representative. Filing 506 trademark applications in 2005, Michael Best ranked 27th of a total of 200 trademark law firms nationally. Regionally, Michael Best ranked 1st among Milwaukee firms.
“I am thankful to NameProtect for this award. Such recognition confirms Michael Best as one the nation’s premier trademark and intellectual property law firms,” stated Kevin P. Moran, Chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Michael Best was presented with NameProtect’s Trademark Insider award on May 9, 2006 during a special ceremony as part of the Annual International Trademark Association Conference (May 6th – May 10th) in Toronto, Canada.