Knobbe Martens Shortlisted in Six Categories for 2023 Managing IP Americas Awards

IRVINE, CALIF., March 8, 2023 – Knobbe Martens is pleased to share that the firm and two of its partners were shortlisted in six categories for the 2023 Managing IP (MIP) Americas Awards. The shortlisted categories include:

  • “Trademark Disputes Firm of the Year – Nationwide”
  • “Trademark Disputes Firm of the Year – West”
  • “PTAB Firm of the Year”
  • “Patent Disputes Firm of the Year – West”
  • “Litigator of the Year – California” – Joseph Re
  • “Litigator of the Year – Washington State” – Colin Heideman

The awards recognize leading law firms, companies and individuals who have contributed to some of the most innovative and challenging IP work of the past year, and those who drive the international IP market. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on April 27, 2023 at Essex House in New York.

These recognitions are the latest in a string of honors for the firm and its lawyers over the last month: the firm and nine partners were recognized as among the world’s leading trademark professionals by World Trademark Review; partner Maria Stout was named among Diversity Journal’s “Latino Leadership Award” winners; and associate Morgan Robertson was recognized in Puget Sound Business Journal’s “Next Gen in Law” list.

About Knobbe Martens

Knobbe Martens is one of the most highly respected intellectual property law firms, offering 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