IP Attorney Christopher M. Scherer Elected for Inclusion in WTR 1000

Feb 24, 2021 | Michelle M. Friedman

MADISON | MILWAUKEE | MINNEAPOLIS – Today DeWitt LLP announced Christopher M. Scherer was elected by the World Trademark Review (WTR) for inclusion in its WTR 1000 2021 publication – a guide which identifies the world’s leading trademark professionals.

In WTR’s first review to include Wisconsin, Scherer was included among the leading national and international trademark practitioners from around the globe.  As well as illustrating the depth of expertise available to brand owners as they seek to protect their trademarks, the guide serves as the definitive tool to locating the best trademark partners worldwide.

About Scherer

Scherer is the Co-Chair of DeWitt’s IP Group. His domestic and international practice involves all facets of IP law, especially patent and trademark prosecution. In particular, he is skilled in electrical and electronic circuits and systems, computer software, medical devices, medical patient monitoring and treatment technology, device fabrication, optical devices and systems, and mechanical devices. Scherer also serves as In-House Corporate Counsel on a contract basis for clients, where he manages IP portfolios, outside counsel and any litigation matters which may arise.

His clients include universities, small and large corporations, privately held businesses, and foreign law firms. He is actively involved in the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and serves on its International Standing Committee on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).

Scherer earned his J.D. from the University of Illinois – Chicago’s John Marshall Law School and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University.  He is a prolific speaker having given dozens of presentations to a variety of groups on the topic of IP law, and created and taught an Intellectual Property Law course in the Marquette College of Engineering.  Scherer is a past President of the Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association (WIPLA), is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), and the American Bar Association (ABA).  He is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and Illinois.  Scherer is a resident of Muskego.

About the WTR 1000

The WTR 1000 is the only definitive guide exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark legal services providers. Through an extensive research process conducted by a team of highly qualified, full-time analysts, the publication identifies the leading trademark law firms and individuals in over 80 global jurisdictions and throughout the United States.   

About World Trademark Review

World Trademark Review is the only dedicated intelligence platform that provides unique insight for trademark professionals internationally. Universally acknowledged for unrivalled coverage of breaking developments and its role in supporting strategic decision making, World Trademark Review’s intuitive platform provides a 360-degree view on how to manage and exploit key legal and commercial assets. More information can be found at World Trademark Review is owned by Law Business Research (