Trademark Partner Maureen Beacom Gorman Wins 2015 ILO Client Choice Award

February 26, 2015

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun is pleased to announce Trademark partner Maureen Beacom Gorman was named the exclusive winner in the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Awards 2015 "Intellectual Property – Trademarks" category for Illinois. Nominations are made only by corporate counsel, and more than 2,500 candidates were reviewed. Nominating clients complimented Ms. Gorman’s talents, which included the following comments:

"Ms. Gorman does a thorough and exhaustive job protecting our company's trademarks and intellectual property."

"On top of her strong knowledge base, Maureen provides personalized attention and creative solutions, with a speedy response time."

"Ms. Gorman has put a stop many times to serious efforts that have threatened to infringe on our intellectual properties."

"Maureen Beacom Gorman is the finest trademark attorney I've dealt with."

Ms. Gorman developed extensive experience while working as a trademark examining attorney in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is experienced in opposition and cancellation matters, TTAB ex parte appeals, copyright prosecution and enforcement, cybersquatting, anti-counterfeiting, infringement and unfair competition. She has also counseled on prosecution of brand names and enforcement issues in more than 100 countries worldwide and with respect to goods and services in nearly every International Class. Her client experience includes pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements, media, software, retail and consumer goods, restaurants and hotels, religious and educational organizations, and advertising.

In 2014, Ms. Gorman was recognized by the World Trademark Review (WTR) in the WTR 1000 rankings. At Marshall, Gerstein & Borun, she serves on the Business Development Committee and Thought Leadership Committee. Ms. Gorman earned her J.D. from John Marshall Law School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Marquette University.

Client Choice recognizes law firms and partners around the world who provide excellent client care and quality service. The criteria focuses on an ability to add real value to clients' businesses above and beyond other players in the market. Both law firms and partners may be nominated by corporate counsel only. A full listing of ILO Client Choice Awards 2015 recipients is available in the Client Choice Guide – USA & Canada 2015 and searchable on the Client Choice website. To view Ms. Gorman’s profile, please click here.