Peer Recognition +

2017

World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2017 (WTR 1000)

World Trademark Review (WTR) has recognized Partridge Partners PC on its 2017 list of World's Leading Trademark Professionals.

The firm received a top-tier gold ranking in Illinois for "enforcement and litigation" and "prosecution and strategy" and was the only firm in the country to receive a national recognition in all three individual practice categories of: "enforcement and litigation," "prosecution and strategy," and "gTLDs." Along with the listing, WTR noted that "Partridge Partners boasts tremendous trademark expertise in founding partner Mark Partridge, a nationally renowned IP strategist. He is a formidable opponent and knows the law inside and out."

2016

World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2016 (WTR 1000)

Once again, World Trademark Review (WTR) has recognized Partridge Partners PC (formerly Partridge & Garcia PC) Managing Partner, Mark VB Partridge, in its newly issued World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2016 listing http://worldtrademarkreview.com/wtr1000

Mark received a top-tier Gold ranking for both Trademark Enforcement and Litigation and for Prosecution and Strategy. He was also recognized as a top expert in Generic Top-level Domains (gTLDs) -- among only 5 in the country. WTR reported that Mark is "counsel of choice to a raft of Fortune 500s" and "a tenacious litigator, respected arbitrator and domain name panelist and creative problem solver, [who] is well prepared for whatever comes his clients' way."

2015

Law Bulletin's Emerging Lawyers

Bulletin Publishing Company and its Leading Lawyers division has recognized attorney, Jordan A. Arnot, in its latest peer-selected list of Emerging Lawyers. Emerging Lawyers are made up of the top two percent of lawyers who are 40 years old or younger OR practicing law 10 years or less and have proven themselves to be professional, ethical and experienced at an early point in their legal career. 

Illinois State Bar Association 5-year Service Award

The Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) has recognized Partner John Ambrogi for his service as an editor of the Corporate Law newsletter with their Five-year Service Award.

 World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2015

World Trademark Review (WTR) has issued its World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2015 listings http://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/wtr1000. Managing Partner, Mark Partridge, received a top-tier Gold ranking for both Trademark Enforcement and Litigation and for Prosecution and Strategy. He is also noted as "a shining star with an unparalleled knowledge of trademark law." Firm Partner, Paul R. Garcia, was recognized on the Silver list for Trademark Enforcement and Litigation. Both Mark and Paul were noted as "other recommended experts."

 Super Lawyers Top Attorneys in Illinois 2015 

Super Lawyers has recognized Managing Partner, Mark Partridge, and partner, Paul R. Garcia, in their recent issue of Top Attorneys in Illinois 2015. Both Mark and Paul were recognized for their expertise and leadership in Intellectual Property Litigation. 

2014

World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2014

World Trademark Review (WTR) has issued its World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2014 listings http://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/wtr1000. The Managing Partner of Partridge & Garcia, Mark Partridge, received a top-tier Gold ranking for both Trademark Enforcement and Litigation, and for Prosecution and Strategy. Mark is one of only two attorneys to receive the Gold distinction in both categories in Illinois, and the only Chicago attorney listed nationally in both categories. Mark also received national recognition as one of a “select group of true specialists” in the field of gTLDs.

2013

2013 International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers

Who's Who Legal TrademarksEach year Who's Who Legal identifies the top legal practitioners in several practice areas of business law.Nominees must receive a minimum number of independent nominations from clients and trademark lawyers around the world. Mark Partridge was named to the 2013 International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers.  

2012

2012 International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers

WWLA logoFor fifteen years, Who's Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in several practice areas of business law. To be considered for inclusion, each nominee must receive a minimum number of independent nominations from clients and trademark lawyers around the world.
 

2012 Top Level Rankings from World Trademark Review

WTR 1000 logoFocusing exclusively on trademark lawyers, WTR identifies "firms and individuals that offer superlative trademark legal services" while understanding and meeting client demands with "increasingly high levels of service, strategic thinking and value."  Mark was one of four attorneys ranked at the highest level in Illinois for his work handling trademark disputes and for his ability to continue that protection in non-contentious settings. He was the only Illinois attorney to receive a top ranking in both categories and was singled out as "one of the most highly regarded players in the field." Partridge & Garcia is recommended by World Trademark Review as "practicing on the cutting edge of online trademark issues."

 

2011 

 
Mark V.B. Partridge
 
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
ICANN Nominating Committee
 
Since 2009, Mark V.B. Partridge has served on the ICANN Nominating Committee, a volunteer group from around the globe that addresses the Internet’s technical coordination problems and policy development challenges as the Internet continues to evolve.
 
2011 Marquis Who's Who in America
 
The objective of the Marquis Who's Who in America directory is to "chronicle the lives of individuals whose achievements and contributions to society make them subjects of widespread reference interest and inquiry." 
 
Mark Partridge was selected for inclusion in 2011 Illinois Super Lawyers. His primary area of practice is Intellectual Property Litigation
 
Super Lawyers employs a rigorous selection process – one that has been recognized by bar associations and courts across the country for its credibility and sophistication. It combines peer nominations and evaluations with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
  
 
2011 IAM Top 250 Intellectual Property Strategist in the World
 
IAM 250 logoAn IAM strategist is an individual who offers world-class service relating to developing and implementing strategies and protection enabling intellectual property owners to maximize the value of their brand.  
 
 
 
 
2011 Top Level Rankings from World Trademark Review
 
Focusing exclusively on trademark lawyers, WTR identifies "firms and individuals that offer superlative trademark legal services" while understanding and meeting client demands with "increasingly high levels of service, strategic thinking and value."  Mark was one of four attorneys ranked at the highest level in Illinois for his work handling trademark disputes and for his ability to continue that protection in non-contentious settings. He was the only Illinois attorney to receive a top ranking in both categories and was singled out as "one of the most highly regarded players in the field." Partridge IP Law is recommended by World Trademark Review as "practicing on the cutting edge of online trademark issues."
 
 
2011 International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers
 
For fifteen years, Who's Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in several practice areas of business law.  To be considered for inclusion, each nominee must receive a minimum number of independent nominations from clients and trademark lawyers around the world.
 
 
Partridge IP Law, P.C. 
 
Legal Excellence Award 2011
Intellectual Property "Law Firm of the Year" 
InterContinental Finance Magazine
 
The award is presented to the firm that has had the greatest impact on the industry and is "most capable within their field," based on an independent poll of magazine readers and industry peers.
 
 
Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year
Lawyers World Magazine - May 2011 issue
 
The award winners are recognized throughout the world and the magazine’s readership as those firms that have demonstrated outstanding performance and high professional level in their field of practice.
 

2010 

Mark V.B. Partridge
 
 
Named "AV Preeminent"
Martindale-Hubbel Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
 
AV® Preeminent, the “highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards,” a status held by fewer than 5 percent of all lawyers in the country. This designation, according to Martindale Hubbell, “has been a unique guide to the legal community's most eminent professionals.  It includes only those select law practices that have earned the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and have been designated by their colleagues as preeminent in their field.”
 
 
ICANN Nominating Committee
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Since 2009, Mark V.B. Partridge has served on the ICANN Nominating Committee, a volunteer group from around the globe that addresses the Internet’s technical coordination problems and policy development challenges as the Internet continues to evolve. Mark is also a member of the intellectual property constituency on behalf of the American Bar Association and served on the IRT and STI working groups which created recommendations for rights protection in connection with the introduction of new gTLDs