Munck Wilson Mandala and three partners, John CainMelissa LaBauve, and Amanda Greenspon were honored for inclusion in the 2023 WTR 1000, a leading global guide that serves as a definitive tool for locating the best trademark partners worldwide. Munck Wilson was listed as recommended law firm and Cain, LaBauve, and Greenspon were listed as recommended individuals.

Munck Wilson’s trademark team is highly reputable among clients for guiding them through the trademark process. They advise on the selection, strength and registrability of trademarks and service marks, the advantages of registration, and the maintenance and exploitation of trademarks, trade dress and domain name rights. In the case of infringement, the TM team works closely with Munck Wilson’s trial lawyers and litigators, both to enforce the marks and to defend clients against infringement claims.

The Munck Wilson TM team includes several lawyers with more than 30 years of experience representing clients in world markets. The firm maintains more than 13,000 active trademarks and the TM team has built an extensive global network of trademark professionals, representing clients around the globe.

Cain is the managing partner of Munck Wilson’s Houston office and brings more than 30 years of experience working with clients on trademark portfolio management and trademark and copyright clearance, procurement, licensing, and enforcement. He represents clients of all sizes in numerous industries, including retail consumer products, semiconductors, telecommunications, insurance, oilfield tools, electronics, and financial services.

LaBauve works in Munck Wilson’s Houston office and brings more than 20 years of trademark law experience. LaBauve is a trusted advocate working closely with clients to help solve trademark prosecution issues, enforcement, and other complex IP transactional matters. She represents a wide variety of companies, both domestic and international, and she is known for her keen eye on future trends and changes in the trademark landscape, advising on how best to manage, protect, and exploit their intellectual property across multiple jurisdictions.

Greenspon is the managing partner of Munck Wilson’s South Florida office and brings more than 16 years of trademark law experience representing clients in consumer packaging, fashion, travel, hospitality, toys, furniture, technology, financial services and more. She advises companies on trademarks and copyrights and works with them on all aspects of their trademark and copyright portfolios. This includes branding and licensing as well as prosecution and enforcement actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and in the federal courts.

Munck Wilson Mandala is a technology-focused law firm with offices in Dallas, Austin, Houston, and Waco, Texas, Los Angeles, California, and South Florida (Boca Raton).  Listed as a Best Lawyers Best Law Firm in 20 practice areas, the firm offers full-service counsel in the areas of intellectual property litigation, complex commercial litigation, intellectual property portfolio development, corporate transactions and securities, real estate, employment law, and various other practices. Munck Wilson Mandala represents clients from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Learn more about the firm at