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New Partner announcement

November 2017. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant are delighted to announce the promotion of Susi Fish to Partner, effective as of 1 November 2017.

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Boult Wade Tennant ‘highly recommended’ by IAM 1000

June 2017. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

We are pleased to announce that Boult Wade Tennant has again been listed as ‘highly recommended’ in IAM Patent 1000’s ‘The world’s leading patent professionals 2017’ annual review. As well as this, two senior team members have been listed as ‘highly recommended individuals: prosecution’, which is both a personal achievement and one that reflects the hard work and dedication of the teams with which they work.

The IAM guide aims to identify the leading patent professionals in key jurisdictions across the globe. The list is the result of five months of detailed research involving interviews and surveys with thousands of private practice lawyers and attorneys. The named practitioners have received high praise and recommendations from both peers and clients alike.

On the inclusion, Senior Partner Nick Mcleish commented “I am delighted to see

Boult Wade Tennant ranked so highly by this prestigious directory. We are extremely proud to read that our clients praise our work and comment that ‘everything you see from Boult Wade Tennant screams high quality’. To also have so many of our individuals recognised further demonstrates the firm’s continued approach to offering innovative and practical advice to the widest range of clients and is evidence of the exceptional client service we strive to provide.”

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Boult Wade Tennant Partner recognised in Managing Intellectual Property STARS Top 250 Women in IP

June 2017. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant Partner, Catherine Wolfe, has been listed within the 2017 edition of Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) STARS Top 250 Women in IP for a second year running. She is one of only 20 selected from the UK.

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Boult Wade Tennant attorneys nominated in Who’s Who Legal, 2016

June 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

We are delighted to announce that a number of our attorneys have been nominated in the Who’s Who Legal 2016 edition. The firm’s nominations include partners and attorneys from across our trade mark and patent practice groups. In addition, one of our partners has been nominated in Who’s Who Legal’s list of the ‘Most Highly Regarded Individuals’, which is a selection of the very best trade mark and patent practitioners singled out from the nominated experts in their 2016 edition.

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Boult Wade Tennant attorneys recognised in IAM Patent 1000, 2016

June 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant’s patent attorneys have once again been recognised in this year’s IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. IAM Patent 1000 is exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading patent service providers. This year’s guide has nominated a number of Boult Wade Tennant’s partners and attorneys from across our patent practice groups.

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Boult Wade Tennant awarded 2016 IP Expert of the Year, UK

June 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

We are delighted to announce that Boult Wade Tennant has been awarded the 2016 IP Expert of the Year – UK, by Wealth & Finance magazine. This award is based on a combination of votes gathered from Wealth & Finance’s network of respected industry partners and their own rigorous in-house research. The shortlist is compiled taking a range of criteria into consideration; from the firms’ performance, market coverage and reputation to client testimonials, awards and presence across social media and third-party platforms.

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Boult Wade Tennant attorneys nominated in Euromoney’s Expert Guides 2016

June 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

We are delighted to announce that a number of our partners have been nominated in Euromoney’s Expert Guides 2016. The firm’s nominations include partners from across our trade mark and patent practice groups, as well as attorneys recognised as ‘Rising Stars’.

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Boult Wade Tennant awarded Domain Name Law Firm of the Year – UK

May 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

We are delighted to announce that Boult Wade Tennant has been awarded Domain Name Law Firm of the Year – UK at the 2016 DealMakers Country Awards, which recognise a small number of leading professional firms from across the globe for their individual areas of specialisation.

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Partners nominated in MIP's IP Stars 2016

May 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Several of Boult Wade Tennant's partners have once again been distinguished in Managing Intellectual Property’s (MIP) 2016 IP Stars, which is a comprehensive guide of the leading IP firms and is one of the few legal directories in the industry that is dedicated to intellectual property law.

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Boult Wade Tennant partners named in WIPR Leaders

May 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

We are delighted to announce that partners Tony Pluckrose, Emma Pitcher and Catherine Wolfe have been named in World Intellectual Property Review’s newly launched WIPR Leaders guide. This comprehensive guide honours the top intellectual property lawyers practicing in the areas of patents and trademarks across the globe. The nomination of our partners is testament to the high calibre of talent that Boult Wade Tennant can offer their clients, delivering on our promise to provide exceptional IP advice.

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Boult Wade Tennant’s Howard Sands and Oliver Rutt receive significant partner promotions

May 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

We are delighted to announce that Howard Sands and Oliver Rutt have each received significant partner promotions. These promotions, which are effective 1 May 2016, are a recognition of the high quality of their work and their dedicated commitment to the values we hold dear at Boult Wade Tennant. The firm has always distinguished itself in the market by working with our clients, not just for them, to ensure they receive the best IP advice possible.

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Claire Baldock and Catherine Wolfe nominated in MIP's Top 250 Women in IP 2016

May 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

We are delighted to announce that Claire Baldock, Senior Partner, and Catherine Wolfe, Partner, have both been nominated in Managing Intellectual Property – IP Stars (MIP) list of the Top 250 Women in IP 2016. This list is dedicated to recognising the most accomplished female IP practitioners. In previous years, this list has only acknowledged practitioners based in the United States. However, this year’s edition includes female IP practitioners from around the world.

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Luke Portnow published in May’s ITMA Review

May 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Trade Mark Attorney Luke Portnow has been published in the May 2016 edition of the ITMA Review.

Luke comments on the decision for an appeal up to the Appointed Person of a UK IPO opposition. The Royal Academy of Arts had filed to register the plain word mark RA, claiming goods and services spanning many classes, and was opposed by Erreà Sport SpA (Erreà) based on an earlier stylised European Union Trade Mark comprising the identical word mark RA, which covered many similar and identical specification terms. The Hearing Officer’s surprising decision was, however, that the opposition was to be rejected in its entirety.

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Catherine Wolfe interviewed for the May 2016 ITMA Review

May 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

The May 2016 issue of ITMA Review features an interview with Catherine Wolfe, a partner in our Trade Mark and Domain Names Group.

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Emma Pitcher quoted in World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR)

April 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Partner Emma Pitcher is quoted in World Intellectual Property Review’s (WIPR) feature about the “Trade in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods: Mapping the Economic Impact Findings” report released by the OECD and the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

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IP in the Internet of Things (IoT)

April 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the communications network linking physical objects and allowing them to exchange information without the need for human intervention. It is expected that many new businesses will be set up to create and use IoT technology, introducing new companies to the telecommunications industry, alongside the many and varied existing participants.

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Boult Wade Tennant awarded Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys Law Firm of the Year

April 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant has been honoured at the LegalComprehensive Law Awards 2016 as ‘Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys Law Firm of the Year – UK’. This is an exclusive and prestigious award, as the LegalComprehensive Law Awards only list 2,000 of the best law firms in the world.

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Tier one UK firm, Boult Wade Tennant, has announced the appointment of Jason Rutt

April 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Tier one UK firm, Boult Wade Tennant, has announced the appointment of Jason Rutt, who has joined the firm’s Biotechnology and Life Sciences Group, as a Patent Attorney. The appointment is not only a reflection of the continuous growth of this group but clearly demonstrates the firm’s commitment to maintain its market-leading position. The biotechnology and life sciences sector is witnessing fast-paced change and this role will address the increasingly complex challenges faced by clients, guiding them through major developments in the market.

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Boult Wade Tennant ranked top tier for Patents in MIP’s IP Stars Handbook

March 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) has once again ranked Boult Wade Tennant in the top tier of its 2016 annual survey for patents. MIP’s IP Stars rankings is one of the most authoritative and comprehensive surveys of the IP legal market. They conduct months of extensive research that covers 80 countries; interviewing thousands of intellectual property practitioners from around the globe.

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Boult Wade Tennant ranked in WTR 1000’s, 2016, Gold band

January 2016. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant has once again been identified in the Gold category for Agencies in the 2016 edition of World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, which invites extensive feedback from market sources to inform its rankings.

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Boult Wade Tennant records impressive results before the EPO

December 2014. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

The patent attorneys at Boult Wade Tennant are well known for their expertise and advocacy skills for both contentious and non-contentious matters before the European Patent Office. In November 2014 alone, Boult Wade Tennant attorneys attended over 29 oral proceedings in Munich or The Hague.

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Boult Wade Tennant grows the Trade Mark and Domain Names team with six new professionals

November 2014. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant has announced six new appointments in the Trade Mark and Domain Names Group to support an increased level of instruction. Following these appointments the substantial trade mark practice will comprise 22 trade mark professionals, who will assist clients in a wide range of trade mark and brand related issues, both contentious and non-contentious, including: the selection, protection, management, defence and enforcement of trademarks; anti-counterfeiting and take-downs; surveillance of brands, domain name disputes; the protection and enforcement of designs; advice in connection with copyright and other IP-related areas.

 

 

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Boult Wade Tennant maintains top tier rankings in this year's Legal 500

October 2014. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant is delighted to announce the firm has maintained our top tier rankings in leading industry directory: The Legal 500 in both the patent and trade mark categories.

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Boult Wade Tennant welcomes new Biotechnology and Life Sciences Attorney

October 2014. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

We are delighted to announce that Dr James Legg has joined Boult Wade Tennant’s Biotechnology and Life Sciences Group effective 29 September, 2014. James was previously part of a Cambridge based IP firm. As part of the Boult Wade Tennant team, he will help to develop our biological therapeutics and molecular biology practice.

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Boult Wade Tennant announces partnership appointment

May 2012. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant, market leading patent and trade mark firm, is delighted to announce that Jo Pelly has been appointed partner, effective from 1st May 2012.

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Boult Wade Tennant Partner announced as the new ITMA president

May 2012. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA) has announced Boult Wade Tennant Partner, Catherine Wolfe, as the Institute’s new president.

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Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) ranks leading patent and trade mark firm, Boult Wade Tennant...

March 2012. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

as top tier for the sixth consecutive year

MIP, the renowned IP magazine, annually undertakes an audit of IP firms on an international scale. Their rigorous research methods, conducted over many months, collates extensive client feedback, peer assessments and in-house counsel recommendations. The researchers use this insight to compile league tables based on the quality and depth of knowledge of firms.  

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Boult Wade Tennant partner and European Patent Attorney speaks at AIPPI’s course: HGS v Lilly Deco

December 2011. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Dr Nina White, a partner in Boult Wade Tennant’s Biotechnology and Life Sciences Group, spoke at AIPPI’s recent seminar: HGS v Lilly Deconstructed.

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Boult Wade Tennant announces partnership appointment

November 2011. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant is pleased to announce that attorney Dr. Howard Sands has accepted an invitation to join the partnership with effect from 1 November 2011.

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Boult Wade Tennant tops The Legal 500 tables for another year

September 2011. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant has successfully retained its top tier position for the sixth consecutive year in The Legal 500 rankings across the three categories of Patent attorneys - London, Trade mark attorneys - London, and Patent and trade mark attorneys - The Regions.  

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Boult Wade Tennant partner to speak at Management Forum’s Trademark Administrator conference

August 2011. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Felicity Hide, a partner in Boult Wade Tennant’s Trade Mark and Domain Name Group, will be speaking at the Management Forum’s Trademark Administrator conference on 21 October 2011 at the Harrington Hall Hotel in London. Victoria Wisener, ICI Paints AkzoNobel will be co-presenting the conference.

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Boult Wade Tennant named UK Trade Mark Prosecution Firm of the Year by Managing IP

June 2011. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant has received the UK Trade Mark Prosecution Firm of the Year award 2011 from Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) magazine at its sixth annual Global Awards held 6 April at the Dorchester Hotel in London.

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Boult Wade Tennant partner Nina White to speak at IBC IP Law Summer School 2011

June 2011. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Dr Nina White, a partner in Boult Wade Tennant’s Biotechnology and Life Sciences Group, will be speaking at the eleventh annual IBC IP Law Summer School from 15 to 19 August 2011 at Downing College, Cambridge

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Boult Wade Tennant tops the Managing IP World Survey for UK patent and trade mark prosecution

June 2011. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant has again been recognised as the only leading firm in both patent and trade mark prosecution by the Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) World IP Survey 2011.

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Boult Wade Tennant’s Daniel Weston passes Paper P3 with the highest mark

October 2010. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant is pleased to announce that Daniel Weston was presented with the Drafting Prize for 2010 as the candidate passing Paper P3 with the highest mark.

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Boult Wade Tennant tops The Legal 500 tables for fifth consecutive year

September 2010. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant has successfully retained its top tier position for the fifth consecutive year in The Legal 500 rankings across the three categories of Patent attorneys - London, Trade mark attorneys - London, and Patent and trade mark attorneys - The Regions.

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Boult Wade Tennant partner to speak at Management Forum’s Trademark Administrator conference

July 2010. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Felicity Hide, a partner in Boult Wade Tennant’s Trade Mark and Domain Name Group, will be speaking at the Management Forum’s Trademark Administrator conference on 28 October 2010 at the Rembrandt Hotel in London.

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The Enlarged Board clarifies position on computer implemented inventions

June 2010. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

On 12 May 2010, the EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) announced its decision in G3/08, thereby providing guidance on how the EPO should assess claims relating to computer implemented inventions (CIIs).

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Boult Wade Tennant partner Nina White to speak at Intellectual Property Law Summer School 2010

June 2010. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Dr Nina White, a partner in Boult Wade Tennant’s Biotechnology and Life Sciences Group, will be speaking at the 10th annual Intellectual Property Law Summer School from 16 to 20 August 2010 at Downing College, Cambridge. Nina will be presenting the patent workshop on “Biotech and Pharmaceutical Developments”.

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The Enlarged Board clarifies position on computer implemented inventions

May 2010. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

On 12 May 2010, the EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) announced its decision in G3/08, thereby providing guidance on how the EPO should assess claims relating to computer implemented inventions (CIIs).

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Boult Wade Tennant announces partnership appointments

May 2010. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Michelle Pratt is a member of the firm’s Chemical and Materials group. She is qualified as both a Chartered and European Patent Attorney and is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) as well as a council member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). Michelle is based in the firm’s London office.

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Boult Wade Tennant sponsors intellectual property seminar on IT and the technology sector

October 2009. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant is working in partnership with BDO and Charles Russell to present a morning seminar on the latest IP issues and trends in the IT and technology sector. The seminar will be held on 24 November 2009 from 0930 to 1230 in the Doubletree by Hilton hotel in Cambridge.

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Boult Wade Tennant to host biotech patent workshop at Bench2Boardroom Conference 2009

October 2009. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant is pleased to participate in ERBI’s fourth annual Bench2Boardroom conference on 21 October 2009 at Chilford Hall, Cambridge. Bench2Boardroom is aimed at middle managers and senior scientists involved in the research, development, regulation and business opportunities surrounding devices, diagnostics, biologics, small molecules and other related healthcare and life science therapeutics.

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Boult Wade Tennant to co-sponsor seminar on Cross-Border IP Strategies

October 2009. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant is working in partnership with BDO Stoy Hayward and Manches to present a morning seminar on the issues of cross-border IP strategies. The seminar will be held on 11 November 2009 from 0930 to 1230 in the Milton Park Innovation Centre, Abingdon.

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Boult Wade Tennant appoints new trade mark partner

August 2009. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant is delighted to announce that with effect from 3 August 2009 Catherine Wolfe is joining the firm as a partner in the Trade Mark Group.

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EU Competition Inquiry into Pharmaceutical Sector

July 2009. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

On 8 July 2009 the European Commission published its final report into possible anti-competitive practices in the pharmaceuticals sector. The investigation was prompted by a perceived decline in new drugs reaching the market and possible delays in the market entry of generic drugs.

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Boult Wade Tennant welcomes new member to partnership

May 2009. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant is pleased to announce that attorney Daryl Penny has accepted an invitation to join the partnership with effect from 1 May 2009.

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Boult Wade Tennant named UK Trade Mark Prosecution Firm of the Year by MIP

May 2009. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Boult Wade Tennant has received the 2009 UK Trade Mark Prosecution Firm of the Year award from Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) at its fourth annual Global Awards held 31 March at the Dorchester Hotel in London.

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Boult Wade Tennant tops MIP patent and trade mark tables for third consecutive year

May 2009. Press Releases by Boult Wade Tennant (view listing).

Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) has ranked Boult Wade Tennant in the top tier for both patents and trade marks in its annual survey of leading IP firms. For the third consecutive year, it is the only firm in the top tier for both categories.

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Legal Developments by:
Boult Wade Tennant

  • Boult Wade Tennant ranked top tier for Trade Mark in MIP’s IP Stars Handbook

    We are delighted to announce that Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) has ranked our trade mark practice in the top tier of its 2016 annual survey. MIP’s IP Stars rankings are based on extensive research among thousands of intellectual property practitioners from around the globe, creating one of the most comprehensive and authoritative surveys of the IP legal market. It covers 80 countries and identifies the best patent, trade mark and copyright firms and practitioners in the world.
    - Boult Wade Tennant

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