Intellectual Property Group Recognized in Chambers USA Guide, With Brian Prewitt and Shannon Zmud Teicher Ranked Individually

June 6, 2024 | Spotlight

Jackson Walker proudly announces that it has been ranked as a top firm for its Intellectual Property practice in the Chambers USA Guide released today. In addition, Jackson Walker partners Shannon Zmud Teicher and Brian Prewitt were recognized among the top intellectual property attorneys in Texas this year.

Each year, Chambers and Partners releases its flagship guides that identify leading practitioners and law firms in the United States and around the world through the culmination of thousands of interviews with attorneys and clients conducted by over 200 research analysts.

In the 2024 guide, Jackson Walker ranked among the top firms in Texas for Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets, with the following commentary provided by clients:

“The Jackson Walker attorneys are responsive and knowledgeable, and provide practicable advice.”

“Jackson Walker has a team that is extremely experienced and handles issues very well.”

In addition to the overall department ranking, Chambers listed Shannon Teicher in the practice table, and Brian Prewitt was ranked for Intellectual Property in Texas.

Shannon TeicherShannon’s deep experience in litigation, prosecution and licensing brings a unique skill set to her clients’ matters involving trademark, copyright, trade secret, media, advertising, and entertainment. Shannon handles global trademark portfolios in tech, retail and fashion, including LTK / rewardStyle and CHRISTIAN SIRIANO.

In the 2024 guide, one client shared the following commentary: “Shannon is a rare partner that sets herself apart by truly understanding the business, the industry dynamics, and the products. She knows how her advice and counsel apply specifically to our company and needs.”

Brian PrewittBrian advises leading global technology companies, including Dell, Cirrus Logic, and Forcepoint, in connection with patent preparation and prosecution, patent litigation, and providing advice and counseling regarding patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Once again, his work helped land Cirrus Logic among IPO’s “Patent 300” for obtaining 169 patents issued in 2023—150 of which JW obtained.

“Brian consistently and efficiently delivers work product at the highest levels,” one client told Chambers in an interview. Another client stated: “Brian provides extremely high-quality services to our company. He is very responsive and has been a go-to patent attorney for us.”

The firm is proud of the Intellectual Property team’s recognition along with first-time rankings in the areas of antitrust, immigration, government relations, public finance, and white-collar litigation. For more information, view Jackson Walker’s announcement of the Chambers 2024 rankings and the firm’s Chambers profile.

About Our Intellectual Property Practice

As the largest firm in Texas, with about 500 attorneys throughout the state, Jackson Walker is nationally recognized as an IP powerhouse and has been named a Best Law Firm® by Best Lawyers for over a decade, with national rankings in Litigation – Intellectual Property and Litigation – Patent. In addition, the firm was recognized as a “Top Patent Firm” by IP Watchdog.

Our IP practice primarily focuses on helping some of the world’s technology leaders secure and protect critical patents, trademarks and copyrights both domestically and abroad. Our clients range from single inventors to large multinational companies, including Dell Inc., Goldman Sachs, rewardStyle, and J.C. Penney. Additionally, we provide counsel to several major Texas universities that are investing in cutting-edge technology that will transform the technology, healthcare, and energy sectors as well focusing on the application of artificial intelligence. Markedly, many of our attorneys hold advanced degrees in engineering or applied science and are licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

To explore our related experience, visit Jackson Walker’s Intellectual Property practice page.