Loeb & Loeb is delighted to announce that Melanie Howard, chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property Protection and Luxury Brands practices and deputy chair of the Advanced Media and Technology department, has once again been selected for inclusion in the 2023 "Top 250 Women in IP" list by Managing IP. The special annual publication recognizes leading senior female IP practitioners in private practice who "have performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year." This year’s list features women from more than 30 jurisdictions across the world.
Melanie Howard’s practice focuses on the acquisition, protection, licensing, exploitation and sale of intangible assets for major brands and individual talent. Melanie’s unmatched experience in the fashion, luxury and retail sectors has been recognized by industry leaders, including through Loeb’s recognition as the 2021 Best New Luxury Law Firm by the Luxury Law Alliance. Her practice also spans entertainment and media, esports and Web3. Clients regularly turn to Melanie for strategic brand protection guidance and counsel on intellectual property support in the context of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other complex commercial transactions as well as licensing, influencer, sponsorship and endorsement deals. Melanie also has extensive experience in copyright and trademark infringement disputes, false advertising cases, right of publicity cases and entertainment contractual disputes.
To view the full list of honorees, please visit Managing IP’s website.