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Managing IP firm rankings – Patents 2024

June 2024

HGF would like to announce we have been ranked Tier 1 and Tier 2, and Other Notable Firms in the latest Managing IP firm rankings for patent work.

Managing Intellectual Property has published the patent work rankings for the 2024 edition of IP STARS. The results available now are firm rankings for patent prosecution and patent contentious.

England, United Kingdom

Patent prosecution – patent and trademark attorney firms – Tier 1

Patent disputes – patent and trademark attorney firms – Tier 2

Scotland, United Kingdom

Patent prosecution – Tier 1

Ireland, United Kingdom

Patent prosecution – Tier 2

Netherlands

Patent prosecution – Other Notable Firms

Trade Mark Rankings

HGF is also ranked Tier 1, Tier 2 and Highly Recommended in this year’s Managing IP trade mark and protection and litigation rankings.

IP Stars

HGF has 29 of our European attorneys across patents, trade marks and transactions ranked in the Managing IP IP Stars list.

 

About IP STARS

Managing IP published its first legal directory in 1994 and rebranded it in 2013 as IP STARS. The publication quickly established itself as the leading specialist guide for IP law firms and practitioners across the world. The research for the IP STARS guide covers a variety of IP practice areas and more than 70 jurisdictions, making it the most comprehensive and widely respected guide in the IP profession.

 

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