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Pirkey Barber and Steve Meleen Finalists for Multiple IP Stars 2023 Managing IP Awards: Firm of the Year – Trademark Contentious (National), Trademark Prosecution (South), Trademark Contentious (South) and Litigator of the Year (Texas)

Pirkey Barber and Steve Meleen, member of the firm, have been shortlisted for several national and regional 2023 Managing IP awards. These awards are recognized as the most widely respected IP law firm awards in the legal industry. The selection process is extensive, acknowledging companies and individuals who have made significant contributions to the field.

Pirkey Barber has been named one of five finalists for the nationwide honor of Firm of the Year – Trademark Contentious and two regional honors, Firm of the Year – Trademark Prosecution (South) and Firm of the Year – Trademark Contentious (South). The firm has previously won the National Contentious award twice, the Prosecution (South) award three times, and the Contentious (South) award five times.

Steve Meleen has been named one of five finalists for Litigator of the Year (Texas). This recognition is a testament to his extensive experience and success in litigating IP disputes. With more than 25 years of experience in trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation, Meleen is known for his creative problem-solving skills and strategic approach to complex disputes.

The 2023 Managing IP Awards Ceremony will be held in New York City on April 27, where the winners will be announced. Pirkey Barber is honored to be recognized among the top performers in the field of intellectual property and congratulates all finalists on their nominations.

For more information on Managing IP and the 2023 Awards shortlists, please visit their website.