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WTR 1000 2023

February 2023

HGF is delighted that our European trade mark team has been recognised in the gold tier in the World Trade Mark Review 1000 2023.

The firm is also proud to have 17 of our talented European attorneys within our trade mark and law teams to be listed in the guide:

Firm Rankings

United Kingdom: England
Gold – Firms: prosecution and strategy
HGF is an elite-level IP firm with offices throughout Europe, including in the United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands. Its experts can cover almost any industry and together can form integrated multi-disciplinary teams to support each client’s unique needs. The UK practice is one of the largest in the country, and Brexit has only expanded the group’s workload, taking on 18,000 cloned rights in 2021 alone. For the full review click here.

United Kingdom: Scotland
Silver – Firms: trademark attorneys
HGF is home to more than 50 trademark attorneys and is one of the top filers across the United Kingdom and Europe. Its Scottish offering is a pivotal part of the practice, with the attorneys in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow providing expert advice to a diverse selection of brands. For the full review click here.

Benelux: Agencies
Recommended – Firms
Since opening its doors in the Netherlands in 2015, HGF has worked hard to establish itself as one of the most prominent trademark attorney outfits in Europe. The outfit, which now has 22 offices spread throughout the continent, continued its pan-European expansion in 2021 by launching a new office in France, and it remains a vital partner for local and domestic brand owners. In Amsterdam the group is spearheaded by three seasoned partners, each with over 25 years of experience. “The team delivers an outstanding service. Their IP knowledge and business-oriented approach is highly valued, and their global network consistently provides high-quality protection.” For the full review click here.

About WTR 1000

WTR 1000 – the World’s Leading Trademark Professionals – a unique guide that identifies the top trademark professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise. Find out more here.

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