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MIP IP Stars 2020

May 2020

Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2020, comprising the highly recommended IP professionals, has now been published. HGF is delighted to have 14 attorneys listed.

IP Stars is the leading specialist guide to IP law firms and practitioners worldwide. The research 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.

HGF is delighted to have 14 attorneys listed in the guide:

Patents
  • Dr Jamie Thomson
  • Gary Wilson
  • Craig Watson
  • Harry Hutchinson
  • Dr Chris Moore
  • Dr Andrew Wells
  • Lucy Johnson
  • Matthew Dixon
Trade marks
  • David Potter
  • Lee Curtis
  • Alexander Hagen
  • Pieter de Ruijter
  • Rigel Moss McGrath
Transactions
  • Janet Knowles

HGF is ranked in Tier 2 in Patent Prosecution (2019) and Trade mark prosecution (2020) in the United Kingdom, ‘Highly recommended’ for Patent prosecution and ‘Recommended’ for Trade mark prosecution in Scotland and also ranked in Tier 2 in Trade mark prosecution (2020) in the Netherlands.

For more information about MIP IP Stars 2020 click here.

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