Louis Pirkey Named to IP Hall of Fame

May 27, 2020

Recognizing his influential career as “one of the most accomplished trademark lawyers in the United States,” global intellectual property magazine IAM inducted Pirkey Barber PLLC co-founder Louis Pirkey to its highly respected IP Hall of Fame. Lou was one of only five in the world to join the venerable list in its class of 2020, which included other internationally renowned …

Pirkey Barber Again Ranks Among Top Firms and Lawyers in 2020 IP STARS

May 18, 2020

Pirkey Barber PLLC, one of the nation’s largest firms devoted exclusively to the fields of trademark, copyright, and unfair competition law, again earned national, statewide, and individual recognition in the annual IP STARS rankings published by Managing Intellectual Property magazine. The firm is one of only six in the United States to place in Tier 1 of the Trademark Contentious …

Chambers USA Recognizes Pirkey Barber and Six Members in 2020 Guide

May 11, 2020

In the latest edition of the highly respected Chambers USA directory, Pirkey Barber PLLC again earned rankings that place the firm and six of its attorneys among the best practitioners of intellectual property law in Texas and across the United States. With rankings based on extensive client and peer interviews, as well as data provided by the firm, the 2020 …

Pirkey Barber Boosts International Reach With Three Additions

May 4, 2020

Pirkey Barber PLLC, one of the largest boutique trademark and copyright law firms in the United States, has added Michael S. Metteauer, Christopher Weimer, and Katherine Klammer Madianos to its robust roster of internationally recognized intellectual property practitioners. These three highly respected attorneys join the firm at its Austin headquarters and bring with them decades of combined experience protecting prominent …

Five from Pirkey Barber Named 2020 Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

April 14, 2020

Five Pirkey Barber PLLC attorneys appear on the 2020 Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, a selective directory that accepts only 2.5% of attorneys statewide. Representing the prominent intellectual property firm as 2020 Rising Stars are: David E. Armendariz, an associate at Pirkey Barber, makes his debut on the Rising Stars list this year. He appears in the Intellectual Property …

Pirkey Barber’s Wendy Larson Announced as Winner of 2020 Client Choice Award in Texas Trademark Law

April 6, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Pirkey Barber member Wendy Larson was selected as a winner among 2020’s Client Choice Awards, Intellectual Property – Trademarks category for the United States, Texas. Unlike other awards, nominees for the Client Choice Award are selected only by corporate counsel. Recent client comments about Larson include: “She gives very practical advice and has great …

Pirkey Barber Awarded 2020 U.S. Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year – South

April 1, 2020

Pirkey Barber PLLC is excited to reveal that Managing Intellectual Property has once again named the firm the U.S. Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year — South.  Each year, Managing IP presents awards to firms behind the most innovative and challenging intellectual property work of the past year. Though invited to receive the award at the global publication’s fifteenth annual …

Chambers Global Ranks Louis Pirkey and Bill Barber Among Top IP Lawyers in USA

March 24, 2020

Pirkey Barber PLLC founding members Louis Pirkey and Bill Barber rank among the best intellectual property lawyers across the United States in the 2020 edition of Chambers Global, a leading international legal directory that covers a broad range of practice areas and jurisdictions worldwide. Both earned recognition as Ranked Lawyers in the category of Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright and Trade …

Five Pirkey Barber Attorneys Selected as 2020 WIPR Leaders

February 20, 2020

Since the inaugural edition in 2015, once again we are proud to announce that William Barber, Shannon Vale, Steve Meleen, and Lou Pirkey are listed among the 2020 World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) Leaders. This year also marks the first time Daniela (Dani) Rojas has earned the honor. WIPR Leaders is a prominent guide to identifying the leading IP practitioners …