Double award win for Gowling WLG at the Managing Intellectual Property EMEA Awards 2019

08 March 2019

Gowling WLG was presented with two prestigious accolades at this year's MIP EMEA Awards.

The firm was named Designs Firm of the Year (UK) and Middle East Firm to Watch at the awards ceremony, held on 7 March at The Lancaster Hotel in London.

Managing Intellectual Property, one of the most notable IP publications in the world, selects its winners based on a comprehensive firm submission, as well as feedback from peers and independent research.

The firm has been a part of the world-famous London Design Festival for several years, hosting Q&A events with industry-leading speakers.

Last year, the firm also strengthened its Dubai office with the appointment of a new Tech team in the United Arab Emirates; including director Tony Fielding, senior associate Alexandre Brazeau and, most recently, associate Isabella Hislop.

Designs Firm of the Year

Full List of Firms Nominated:

Allen & Overy

Bird & Bird



Gowling WLG

Middle East Firm to Watch

Full List of Firms Nominated:

Allen & Overy

Bird & Bird

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates

Eversheds Sutherland

Gowling WLG

Hadef & Partners

Simmons & Simmons

These wins continue Gowling WLG's string of recent global IP successes, which include earning multiple listings in the World Intellectual Property Review's WIPR Leaders guide and the World Trademark Review's WTR 1000 guide.

For over 125 years, Gowling WLG has been helping the world's top organisations maximise their intellectual property assets and protect what makes them unique. Home to leading practices in the UK, Russia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Singapore and the UAE, and a global network of IP associates, Gowling WLG can assist you with your intellectual property needs in jurisdictions around the world.

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