Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP partner Susan Natland has been selected by International Law Office (ILO) as the exclusive winner of their “Client Choice Award” in the Intellectual Property: Trademarks, California category for her prolific trademark practice. The annual award recognizes attorneys worldwide who stand apart for excellent client care and quality of service.

Natland, a partner in Knobbe Martens’ Orange County office, specializes in all aspects of domestic and international brand and domain name selection, clearance, protection, licensing, enforcement and litigation. She represents clients in a broad spectrum of industries, including apparel, cosmetics and personal care, healthcare, medical and dental, food and beverage, automotive, computer hardware, software and telecommunications, and sports and entertainment. She has been actively involved in the International Trademark Association for over a decade and recently served as chair of their Enforcement Committee.  

Clients commended Natland for her hard work and meticulous preparation, going above and beyond to provide innovative solutions to meet business goals and increase her client’s brand value. A client praised her dedication, stating, “One of Susan’s greatest attributes is that she takes great pride in her clients; it is clear that she treats every project as if it were her own.”

The “Client Choice Award” winners for 2014 were chosen from more than 2,000 individual assessments received worldwide. The criteria for the awards focus on an attorney’s ability to add real value to a clients’ business, above and beyond the other practitioners in the market. Uniquely, law firms and partners can only be nominated for these awards by corporate counsel. More information about Natland and her full recognition can be viewed here.

With over 275 lawyers and scientist nationwide, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property law including litigation. Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms worldwide, Knobbe Martens serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. Headquartered in Orange County, California, Knobbe Martens also has offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Seattle and Washington, D.C. 

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