Gowling WLG recognised as leading international law firm in MIP's 2019 edition of "IP Stars"

12 July 2019

Twenty-nine intellectual property (IP) 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 recognized Gowling WLG as a leading law firm across four of its key jurisdictions: Canada, Russia, UAE and UK.

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. Firms are evaluated on the strength of their IP team, workload, client outcomes and overall track record.

Firms are ranked for both contentious and non-contentious IP work.

The full list of "IP Stars" and the rankings for each jurisdiction can be found below.

Canada

The firm's Canadian IP team was listed in Tier 1 for Copyright & Related Rights, Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution, Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution.

IP Stars - Patents

Anthony Creber

Michael Crichton

Neil Henderson

Brian Kingwell

John Norman

Marc Richard

Patrick Stewart Smith

Jane Steinberg

Grant Tisdall

Christopher Van Barr

IP Stars - Trademarks

Shelagh Carnegie

Anthony Creber

Kelly A. Gill

Neil Henderson

Guy Régimbald

Marc Richard

Robert MacDonald

Kevin Sartorio

Jane Steinberg

United Kingdom

The firm's UK IP team was listed in Tier 2 for Patent Contentious and Trademark Contentious; and listed as a notable firm for Copyright & Related Rights.

IP Stars - Patents

David Barron

Alexandra Brodie

Paul Inman

Luke Kempton

Gordon Harris

Jamie Rowlands

IP Stars - Trademarks

Kate Swaine

Alexandra Brodie

Jamie Rowlands

IP Stars - Transactions

Patrick Duxbury

Luke Kempton

Russia

The firm’s Russian IP team was listed in Tier 1 for Patent Contentious, Trademark Contentious, Trademark Prosecution; Tier 2 for Patent Prosecution; and highly recommended for Copyright & related rights.

IP Stars - Patents

David Aylen

Alexander Christophoroff

Vladislav Ugryumov

IP Stars - Trademarks

Alexander Christophoroff

David Aylen

United Arab Emirates

The firm's UAE IP team was listed in Tier 2 for Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution.

IP Stars - Trademarks

Jon Parker

France

IP Stars - Trademarks

Céline Bey

Germany

IP Stars - Trademarks

Manuela Finger

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 than 125 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.

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