Knobbe Martens Shortlisted in Eight Categories for 2024 Managing IP Americas Awards

| Carol Pitzel CruzJoseph R. Re

IRVINE, Calif., February 28, 2024 – Knobbe Martens is pleased to announce that the firm and two of its partners have been shortlisted in eight categories for the 2024 Managing IP Americas awards. The categories include:

  • Firm of the Year: Patent Prosecution (West)
  • Firm of the Year: Patent Disputes (West)
  • Firm of the Year: Trademark Disputes (West)
  • Firm of the Year: Trademark Prosecution (West)
  • Firm of the Year: Patent Disputes (National)
  • IP Boutique Firm of the Year
  • Litigator of the Year – California – Joseph Re
  • Litigator of the Year – Washington – Carol Pitzel Cruz

Managing IP describes the Awards program as recognizing “remarkable IP achievements and developments in the last year.” Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on April 25, 2024 at the JW Marriott Essex House in New York.

These shortlistings are the latest in a recent string of recognitions for Knobbe Martens. Earlier this month, the firm received a “Gold” ranking in multiple categories and 11 partners were recognized as among the world’s leading trademark professionals in the WTR 1000 awards by World Trademark Review, while U.S. News & World Report ranked Knobbe Martens among the best law firms to work for.

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 over 250 lawyers 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