Fieldfisher wins Trade Mark Prosecution Firm of the Year – UK 2019 at Managing IP Awards
Firm's IP team beat off strong competition to claim prestigious award at Managing IP's annual EMEA ceremony at Royal Lancaster Hotel on 7 March, in recognition of Fieldfisher's sector-leading work on trade mark protection and specifically on the Omega Flex Limited v British Standards Institution invalidation case at the UKIPO.
European law firm Fieldfisher has been named Trade Mark Prosecution Firm of the Year – UK 2019 at this year's Managing IP Awards.
Managing IP, a prestigious industry publication, presents awards to firms, individuals and companies behind the most innovative and challenging IP work of the past year, as well as those driving the international IP market.
In presenting Fieldfisher with the top prize for trade mark prosecution, the judges recognised the firm's work on Omega Flex Limited v British Standards Institution invalidation case at the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO).
Fieldfisher received its award at the ceremony held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on 7 March.
Commenting on the win, Leighton Cassidy, partner and head of the trade mark and brand protection team at Fieldfisher, said:
"This award is recognition of all the fantastic hard work by the UK IP team.
"This is also fantastic recognition of our work by our clients and peer firms. The calibre of nominees was extremely high this year and we were delighted to be announced the winner against such strong competition.
"We look forward to another busy year in trade mark prosecution and IP work more broadly, as our expertise and client portfolio continues to go from strength to strength."
Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media.
Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.
Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.
Our network has more than 1,450 people working across 24 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.
We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.
Fieldfisher was named as a top 20 firm by FT Innovative Lawyers 2018.