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DWC Announcement-Nov. 1, 2016

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers has announced their Best Law Firms rankings for 2017 and DWC Law Firm is listed as a Tier 1 Metro Firm for trademarks. Law firms do not pay to be ranked and U.S. News and Best Lawyers has written that “receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for its abilities, its professionalism and its integrity.” We thank the legal community and our clients for your support and we remain dedicated to providing quality legal services at competitive rates.

http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/search.aspx?practice_area_id=94&state_code=WA

DWC Announcement-September 1, 2016

David Chen was recently selected by peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers® the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice. Lawyers do not pay a fee to be selected. David Chen is listed in the Intellectual Property Law category (trademarks) for Seattle on page 16.

https://e.issuu.com/embed.html#3342698/38953143

DWC Announcement-March 23, 2016

DWC is happy to welcome Ann Speckman as Of Counsel. Ann has over 30 years of diverse IP experience and we’re very proud to have her on our team. Ann’s profile can be found here:

http://www.dwcattorney.com/ann-speckman-profile/

DWC Announcement-September 4, 2015

David Chen was recently selected by peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers® the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice. Lawyers do not pay a fee to be selected. The 2016 Pacific Northwest edition of Best Lawyers was included in today’s Seattle Times and David Chen is listed in the Intellectual Property Law category (trademarks) for Seattle on page 18.

http://www.bestlawyers.com/publications/224/pacific-northwest/

Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs

Beginning May 13, 2015, U.S. applicants will be able to file international design applications through the USPTO as an office of indirect filing, and applicants filing international design applications will be able to designate the United States for design protection. In addition, U.S. design patents resulting from applications filed on or after May 13, 2015 will have a 15 year term from issuance.

http://www.uspto.gov/patent/initiatives/hague-agreement-concerning-international-registration-industrial-designs