14 February 2020

Mathys & Squire recommended in latest edition of World Trademark Review 1000

Mathys & Squire is delighted to be recommended in the 2020 edition of the World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 directory. Trade mark partners Margaret Arnott and Gary Johnston have also maintained their statuses as recommended individuals.

The WTR 1000 recommends leading national and international trade mark practitioners, illustrating the depth of expertise available to brand owners as they seek to protect their brands. The guide serves as the definitive tool to locating the best trade mark partners worldwide.

Praise for Mathys & Squire in the 2020 edition includes: “Mathys’ advice is plotted on a spectrum of risk to cost and is always formulated with sensitivity to the wider commercial and industry context.”

Individually, the co-heads of our trade mark practice have been ranked in the categories of ‘Enforcement and litigation’ (Margaret Arnott) and ‘Prosecution and strategy’ (Margaret Arnott and Gary Johnston):

‘London-based Margaret Arnott heads up the litigation team. “Her incisive and pragmatic approach, combined with her strong grasp of current market trends, saves clients time and money. Reasonable and level-headed, Margaret is adept at curtailing situations in which adrenaline and emotions are running high.”

“She is a privilege to work with. A true accelerator of businesses, she is knowledgeable, approachable and proactive.”

‘UK and European trademark and design attorney Gary Johnston “sees the big picture and is able to plan and execute sensibly and reliably”. Based in Manchester, he leverages his 25 years’ experience in anti-counterfeiting, global portfolio management and filing to his patrons’ best advantage.’

For more information and to see the full WTR 1000 rankings, please click here.