Gowling WLG wins 'UK Design Firm of the Year' and 'UAE Trademark Firm of the Year' at the Managing IP EMEA Awards 2024

12 April 2024

Gowling WLG's global Intellectual Property (IP) team has received the 'UK Design Firm of the Year' award for the 6th time in a row and has also been honored as 'UAE Trademark Firm of the Year' at the Managing IP EMEA Awards ceremony yesterday evening in London.

Additionally, Michael Carter, Head of Automotive IP (UK), won the 'UK Rising Star of the Year' award.

These wins follow the shortlisting in 16 categories for the Managing IP EMEA and Americas 2024 Awards. The winners of the MIP Americas Awards 2024 will be announced later this month.

Consistently receiving top recognition from one of the world’s most notable intellectual property (IP) publications speaks for itself. It serves as a testament to our team’s unwavering commitment and exceptional work for clients in the domains of trademarks, patents, brands, and designs.

Managing Intellectual Property annually recognizes outstanding IP achievements and developments over the past 12 months. The winners are selected based on a comprehensive firm submission, feedback from peers, clients, and independent research.

About Gowling WLG’s Intellectual Property Group

Gowling WLG is a full-service firm comprising 1,500 professionals with strength across all areas of IP, business law and litigation. With leading IP practices in Canada, China, the UAE, the UK and Europe, and - via our exclusive association with JurisAsia LLC - Singapore, and a network of trusted agents worldwide, we help IP owners overcome complex obstacles and optimize new opportunities – wherever business takes them. Learn more about our global IP team.

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