World Intellectual Property Review Ranks Lathrop GPM LLP Among Leading US Trademark Firms


Lathrop GPM ranked among firms at the forefront of trademark practice.

KANSAS CITY, MO. (September 13, 2023)Lathrop GPM LLP is pleased to share that the firm has been included in World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) Insights’ US National Trademarks Rankings, a guide to the nation’s leading law firms and lawyers practicing trademark law. The firm was designated as "Notable" in the Non-Contentious category.

"We are honored to be included among the most significant practitioners of trademark law in the country," said Intellectual Property Practice Group Leader Kate Tompkins. "Intellectual property is an incredibly valuable asset, and we are committed to ensuring our clients can grow their businesses through the use of trademarks and the protection of any IP that is crucial to their success."

Lathrop GPM’s Intellectual Property group has grown to include more than 75 practitioners in offices across the country, including California, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Missouri. Thirty of the firm’s practitioners hold Ph.Ds., two are M.D.s and more than 55 percent of the team holds an advanced degree in engineering or the life sciences field. The firm represents a variety of clients, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. The Intellectual Property Group handles all aspects of patent, trademark and copyright law in the United States and worldwide.

WIPR Insights’ US trademarks research includes market analysis, reviews of submissions and interviews with firms coast-to-coast. The publication also interviews clients, sources referred to by the firms, and international lawyers. Law firms and lawyers are selected based on their ability to navigate the impact of technological innovation on trademarks practice, the challenges of domestic and international protection, and the demands of representing clients in the courtroom.