At its annual IP Americas Awards, Managing Intellectual Property named Pillsbury “Trademark Contentious Firm of the Year” (West), hailing the firm as “best in the west” for its enforcement and litigation work.

"We couldn't be more thrilled as this award from Managing IP is yet another testament to Pillsbury's prowess along all lines of intellectual property prosecution and enforcement,” said Callie Bjurstrom, leader of Pillsbury’s Trademark Counseling, Prosecution & Litigation practice. "Congratulations should go to our entire team for their hard work and dedication.” 

The Managing IP Awards program is the most comprehensive and widely respected IP law firm awards event in the world. Now in its 16th year, the program covers a broad range of IP practice areas in more than 30 jurisdictions. See the full list of 2021 winners here.

Pillsbury’s Intellectual Property practice is nationally ranked by Chambers USA, World Trademark Review, The Legal 500 U.S. and was recognized this year as a top-tier firm for IP Litigation, Patent Litigation, Patent Law, Copyright Law and Trademark Law by Best Lawyers. The team provides clients with successful and comprehensive IP strategies to protect, manage and optimize IP assets. The practice also asserts and defends infringement claims and resolves IP-related disputes before regulatory bodies, in courts and at the negotiating table. The team includes more than 100 IP lawyers plus technical consultants, patent agents and former U.S. Patent and Trademark Office examiners. Read more about the practice here.