NEXSEN PRUET Receives 2008 Best of Columbia Award – Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law

Columbia, SC – June 2, 2008 – Nexsen Pruet has been selected for the 2008 Best of Columbia Award in the Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Attorneys category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA).

The USLBA Best of Local Business Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USLBA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.

“We appreciate this recognition of our firm and our attorneys who practice IP law said William “Corky” Klett, head of Nexsen Pruet’s Intellectual Property Group. This honor is a reflection of the capabilities and commitment of our team to the intellectual property needs of the industry, business, and the academic communities of Columbia and South Carolina.”

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2008 USLBA Award Program focused on quality, not quantity. Winners were determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USLBA and also by data provided by third parties.

Nexsen Pruet, LLC is one of the largest law firms in the Carolinas, with more than 170 attorneys and offices in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head, and Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Charlotte and Greensboro, N.C. Founded in 1945, Nexsen Pruet provides a broad range of legal services to the business community and represents companies and other entities in local, state, national, and international venues.  For further information, see www.nexsenpruet.com.

U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA) is a Washington D.C. based organization funded by local businesses operating in towns, large and small, across America. The purpose of USLBA is to promote local business through public relations, marketing and advertising.