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WIPR Leaders 2022

May 2022

WIPR Leaders 2022 guide has been published and we are delighted to have six patent and trade mark attorneys listed.

WIPR Leaders is the leading guide to patent and trade mark practitioners worldwide. It features more than 1,000 professionals from more than 60 countries, who have provided the highest quality patent, trade mark and copyright advice.

We are delighted to have six of our patent and trade mark attorneys listed:

Patents

Vanessa Stainthorpe – Partner & Patent Attorney

Dr Jennifer Uno – Partner & Patent Attorney

Dr Andrew Wells – Partner & Head of Chemistry

Trade marks

Katie Goulding – Trade Mark Director

Lauren Somers – Trade Mark Director

Stephanie Loeffler-Reading – Partner & Trade Mark Attorney

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