Toronto (January 29, 2018) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce its fifth consecutive gold ranking in the 2018 edition of World Trademark Review's WTR 1000 — The World's Leading Trademark Professionals. The publication is the only one of its kind to recommend firms and individual practitioners exclusively in the trademarks field, and research is conducted in 70 global jurisdictions and includes hundreds of lawyers, attorneys and their clients.

WTR 1000's Gold tier is the highest band, awarded to firms that are deemed the most outstanding by clients and market sources alike in the areas of trademark expertise, market presence and complexity of work. Individuals qualify for inclusion by receiving sufficient positive feedback from market sources with knowledge of their practice and the market in which they operate.

The seven BLG professionals recognized in the 2018 WTR 1000 are:

BLG's Trademarks Group has filed over 50,000 trademark applications and registrations in Canada and provides strategic advice to protect those interests throughout the world.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country’s largest law firms with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

For more information, please contact:

Tamara Costa
National Director, Marketing and Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP