BOSTON—Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Jennifer Itzkoff has been honored by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly with the Excellence in the Law Award for Up & Coming lawyers.

MLW’s Excellence in the Law Awards Ceremony celebrates excellence throughout the Massachusetts legal community. Individuals are honored in the following categories: Excellence in Firm Administration/Operations, Marketing, Paralegal Work, Legal Journalism, and Pro Bono, as well as Up & Coming Lawyers.

Itzkoff and other honorees were recognized at a May 10 ceremony at Marriott Long Wharf Hotel in Boston. Best-selling novelist and U.S. District Court Judge Michael Ponsor was the guest speaker for the event.

Other Womble Bond Dickinson attendees included attorneys Cristin Cowles, Heath Misley and Deb Vernon.

Jennifer Itzkoff guides clients in developing IP registration strategies and has significant experience in trademark clearance, prosecution, maintenance, and enforcement work, and regularly handles internet based claims and concerns.  In addition, she handles complex administrative trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, often to early resolution. Jennifer has helped many software and technology companies in obtaining brand protection to stand out in an often crowded marketplace, and she relies on her intellectual property litigation background to assist clients in risk management, as well as avoiding and resolving trademark, copyright and related disputes.