Knobbe Martens Partner Susan Natland Wins International “Client Choice Award” for Trademarks

| Susan M. Natland

Knobbe Martens is pleased to announce that partner Susan Natland, has been selected as the exclusive winner of the 2017 International Law Office (ILO) “Client Choice Award” in the Intellectual Property: Trademarks category. The annual award recognizes attorneys worldwide who stand apart for excellence in client services. The “Client Choice” award is uniquely awarded exclusively via client nominations and feedback received directly from clients, in particular in-house corporate counsel.

For over 18 years, Susan has represented high-profile clients to protect their brand assets. She counsels clients on trademark selection, protection, licensing and enforcement, including litigation. She also handles copyright and rights of publicity protection and enforcement, as well as, emerging data protection and privacy issues related to intellectual property.

Susan was highly recognized by clients for her leadership and problem-solving skills. She was praised for taking time to understand a company’s business objectives and for her ability to offer innovative and creative solutions that deliver her client’s goals. A key client said that Susan provides effective legal strategy because she is passionate, knowledgeable and effective at communicating. Susan was also credited for having a “brilliant mind”, being able to secure and protect her clients’ trademarks and assisting them in becoming global players.

The 2017 “Client Choice Award” winners were chosen from more than 2,000 individual assessments received worldwide. The criteria for the awards focus on an attorney’s ability to add real value to a client’s business, above and beyond the other practitioners in the market. More information about Susan and her full recognition can be viewed here.

About Knobbe Martens

Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP is a law firm practicing exclusively in the area of intellectual property law. We have been recognized as a top law firm for trademark litigation and prosecution in the United States by World Trademark Review and by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP). Our lawyers have an extensive practice in trademark protection, trademark licensing, unfair competition, trade dress, rights of publicity, copyrights and false advertising, and considerable experience before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in oppositions, cancellations and concurrent rights proceedings.

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