LONDON - Gowling WLG offices have been named the Russian “Patent Firm of the Year” and the Canadian “Trademark Firm of the Year” at the Global IP Awards held in London on 29 January. Now in their second year, the Global IP Awards recognize the world's leading Intellectual Property (IP) law firms, based on IAM's and WTR's reporting and analysis of notable IP achievements in litigation, prosecution, and transactional work over the past year.
Gowling WLG partners Shelagh Carnegie and Vladislav Ugryumov attended the ceremony in London to accept the awards.
The 2020 Global IP Award is the latest in recent international recognition of the Moscow office of Gowling WLG’s IP strength and committed work for its clients. In 2019, it won the Global IP Award for Russia’s “IP Firm of the Year,” and was cited as a leading firm in IP in Russia by Chambers Global 2019, MIP IP Stars 2019, Legal 500 EMEA 2019, and Who’s Who Legal 2019 Trademarks and Patents.
“On behalf of the whole team in Moscow, I can say that we are all delighted and honoured to be taking home a Global IP Award for a second year in a row,” said David Aylen, managing partner of Gowling WLG in Russia and the CIS. “It demonstrates our energetic dedication to building our intellectual property law services in Russia and our complete commitment to our clients in providing them with the very best of these services.”
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