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HGF receives two awards at the Managing IP EMEA Awards ceremony 2023

June 2023

The 18th annual Managing IP Awards: EMEA Awards 2023 were announced last night and HGF are delighted to have won ‘European Trademark Firm of the Year’ and ‘Netherlands Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year’.

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The firm was shortlisted for 13 awards and are delighted to have won these two prestigious awards.  The Managing IP awards are a highly recognised and respected across the world in the IP sector and we would like to congratulate all our colleagues on their well-deserved awards. This prestigious recognition follows another year of exceptional work and is testament to the success of the whole HGF team across Europe, who have worked extremely hard to provide excellence to their clients.

David Potter, Head of Trade Marks team commented,  “A great team effort from all our attorneys across Europe. We have seen exceptional work with both existing and new clients that the team has won throughout the year and I am delighted that they have been recognised for their hard work.”

Alexander Hagen, Trade Mark Partner in The Netherlands commented, “We believe that one of the reasons for our continued success is due to our high level and integrated approach across Europe to deliver full trademark and design rights services. Our trademark team and myself are delighted to have won this prestigious award and look forward to another year of success.”

HGF won the awards for:

  • European Trademark Firm of the Year
  • Netherlands Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year

The categories the firm was shortlisted for were:

European

  • European Firm of the Year – Patent Prosecution
  • European Firm of the Year – Trademark (Patent & Trademark Attorney Firms)
  • EPO Proceedings Firm of the Year

Benelux

  • Patent Firm of the Year (Patent & Trademark Attorney Firms) in Benelux

Ireland

  • Firm of the Year – Patent Prosecution in Ireland

Netherlands

  • Firm of the Year – Patent Prosecution in Netherlands
  • Practitioner of the Year (Patent & Trademark Attorneys) – Alexander Hagen – Netherland
  • Netherlands Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year

England

  • Firm of the Year – Patent Disputes (Patent & Trademark Attorney Firms) – UK
  • Firm of the Year – Trademark Disputes (Patent & Trademark Attorney Firms) – UK
  • Firm of the Year – Trademark Prosecution (Patent & Trademark Attorney Firms) – UK

Scotland

  • Firm of the Year – Prosecution – Scotland
  • Practitioner of the Year – Gary Wilson – Scotland

For the full list of winners please see here 

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