Twenty-seven intellectual property practitioners from Gowling WLG have been distinguished as "IP Stars" by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP), one of the world's foremost IP publications.
This year's edition of "IP Stars" has ranked the firm highly across five of the firm's key jurisdictions: Canada, UK, Russia, UAE and Germany.
Released annually, "IP Stars" identifies the leading IP firms and practitioners around the world. Results are based on extensive research carried out over a six-month period. Among the attributes the guide assesses are: strength of the firm's IP team, workload, outcomes achieved for clients and track record.
Teams are ranked in two categories: "Trade Mark Contentious" and "Trade Mark Prosecution". Individual practitioners are also ranked in two categories: "Trade Mark Star" and "Patent Star".
The full list of "IP Stars" and the rankings for each jurisdiction can be found below.
Managing Intellectual Property is a leading global IP resource, comprising of a monthly publication and a series of international events.
Last month, The World Trademark Review (WTR) recognised Gowling WLG among the world's top trademark firms in the 2017 edition of its annual guide, WTR 1000.
With unmatched expertise in patents, trademarks, brands and designs, advertising, IP litigation and more, Gowling WLG's global IP team has been winning cases for clients around the world for more than125 years. With one of the largest and most highly regarded IP practices in Canada, leading practices in the UK and Russia, expert teams in Germany, China and Dubai and a global network of IP associates, Gowling WLG's international IP practice can help your business succeed in jurisdictions across every continent.