Greenberg Traurig is composed of nearly 200 attorneys and professionals including approximately 100 attorneys who are registered with the USPTO. The firm employs about 500 legal professionals in a wide range of geographic locations. At one time, Greenberg represented a high percentage of casino resorts in the state. Today, the Las Vegas office employs nearly 40 attorneys dealing with various legal practices. The firm has ridden the data storage and telecom waves that hit the state in the last couple of decades.
Renowned entertainment and intellectual property lawyer Mark Tratos is the founding shareholder of the firm's Las Vegas office, where he focuses his IP strategy and management practice on assisting companies in the entertainment, hospitality, telecommunications and media sectors with their IP-related needs. He recently negotiated the sale of the world's most expensive photograph on behalf of Peter Lik for $6.5 million. He also defended undefeated World Champ Floyd Mayweather against class action claims arising from the Mayweather v Pacquiao fight. Ed Chansky, a shareholder at the firm, does work in trademark names and campaigns, dealing in issues involving sweepstakes, contests, gift cards, e-commerce, substantiation of advertising claims, ambush marketing on social media, and social gaming.
Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with 120 attorneys located between offices in Michigan, Illinois and Nevada. Nine attorneys in the Nevada office focus their practice on IP matters, including trade secret licensing and protection, electronic data interchange, trademark registration with domestic and international protection, technology transfer and joint venturing. Trademark services include litigation, internet brand protection, domain name management and anti-counterfeiting services. The representation of clients in the casino gaming industry is central to the work handled out of Nevada. Other clients include automotive suppliers and manufacturers, financial institutions, commodity and chemical manufacturers, electronic manufacturers, major industrial corporations and advertising agencies. W West Allen represents clients in trademark, patent, and copyright disputes – some before the USPTO and TTAB.
Created through a merging of three Southwestern law firms boasting a combined 200 years of experience, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie offers clients a full range of services through its 30-plus IP attorneys. One peer knows Lewis Roca Rothgerber as the "first successful regional firm that moved into Nevada" and one that focuses on trademark prosecution and enforcement in the hospitality industry, matters in which they do a "good job."
Michael McCue, known by one peer as "thorough and experienced," is the practice group leader for the firm's IP and technology practice group.