Managing Intellectual Property's 2017 IP Stars rankings list Gowling WLG among the world's top firms for patents, trademarks, copyright

08 March 2017

Gowling WLG has once again been recognized among the world's leading firms for patents, trademarks and copyright by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP), a highly respected IP publication.

The firm has been consistently ranked among the top IP practices worldwide since MIP began conducting its IP survey (now known as "IP Stars" listings) more than twenty years ago. In the 2017 results, Gowling WLG's global IP teams were ranked highly for patents, trademarks and copyright:

  • Canada: Tier 1 for Patent Contentious, Patent Filing & Prosecution, Trade Mark Contentious, Trade Mark Filing & Prosecution, Copyright
  • U.K.: Tier 2 for Patent Contentious, Trade Mark Contentious; Tier 3 for Copyright
  • Russia: Tier 1 for Patent Contentious, Trade Mark Contentious, Copyright; Tier 2 for Patent Patent Filing & Prosecution, Trade Mark Filing & Prosecution
  • UAE: Tier 2 for Trademark Contentious, Trade Mark Filing & Prosecution

Considered one of the world's foremost IP rankings, MIP's "IP Stars" identify the leading intellectual property firms and practitioners from around the world based on an extensive research process. Firms are evaluated on the strength of their IP team, workload, client outcomes and overall track record.

In addition to its IP Stars successes, Gowling WLG has also been shortlisted for a number of accolades at MIP's upcoming Global IP Awards and North America IP Awards. Most notably, the firm is nominated in the prestigious Global IP Firm of the Year category.

With in-depth and far-reaching expertise in patents, trademarks, brands and designs, advertising, IP litigation and more, Gowling WLG's international IP team has been protecting and defending the intangible assets of its clients for more than 125 years.

Home to one of the largest and most highly regarded IP groups in Canada, leading practices in the U.K. and Russia, highly regarded teams in Germany, China and Dubai and a global network of IP associates, Gowling WLG can assist you with your intellectual property needs in jurisdictions around the world.