Knobbe Martens Partners Susan Natland and Sheila Swaroop Shortlisted by Managing IP in 2024 Women in Business Law Awards

IRVINE, Calif., April 9, 2024 – Knobbe Martens is proud to announce that partners Susan Natland and Sheila Swaroop have been shortlisted by Managing IP in the 2024 Women in Business Law Awards.

Ms. Natland, who co-chairs the firm’s Trademark & Brand Protection group, was shortlisted for Trademark Lawyer of the Year. Ms. Swaroop, chair of the firm’s Litigation group, was shortlisted for Patent Lawyer of the Year.

The Managing IP Women in Business Law Awards “aim to recognize complex and innovative firm initiatives that promote women in law and the leading women practitioners from over 30 practice areas.” Winners will be announced on June 13, 2024 in New York City.

Learn more about the awards here.

About Knobbe Martens

Knobbe Martens is a highly respected intellectual property law firm, offering legal services in all aspects of intellectual property and technology law. The firm’s litigation group handles cases throughout the U.S. and coordinates strategy for disputes worldwide. Founded in California in 1962, the firm has about 300 lawyers and scientists based in offices located in Orange County, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C. Knobbe Martens serves a diverse international client base, from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. More information about the firm can be found at