Baker McKenzie has once again been named the Global IP Firm of the Year by Managing IP at last night’s 2017 Global Awards. The Firm also scooped four additional awards, including IP Transactional & Advisory Firm of the Year in Asia, and Firm of the Year in Malaysia, Russia and Thailand.

The 12th Annual Global IP Awards recognise the outstanding achievements in the past 12 months. Researcher analysts looked for distinctive work highlights, especially significant client matters, and other notable achievements or activities including business growth.

John Flaim, Head of the Global Intellectual Property Practice Group at Baker McKenzie, said: “We are extremely proud to have won the Global IP Firm of the Year award again this year. It is the product of our team’s tremendous talent, hard work, and dedication to excellence. This award from Managing IP recognizes our daily objective of assisting our clients by providing them with quality services across the world to help them protect their valuable IP assets.”

Baker McKenzie was also nominated in the following categories:

  • Hong Kong Firm of the Year
  • Singapore (Contentious) Firm of the Year
  • Japan Foreign Firm of the Year
  • Asia-Pacific Firm of the Year
  • China Foreign Firm of the Year
  • Vietnam Firm of the Year
  • Eastern Europe – Firm to Watch

Managing IP's 2017 IP Stars also recognized the firm in the General Trade Marks, Trademark Contentious and Trademark Prosecution categories across 13 jurisdictions.

These accolades add to an already impressive set of credentials already achieved in 2017, including Band 1 ranking from Chambers Asia Pacific and numerous recognitions from the World Trademark Review (WTR 1000). The details of these rankings and awards can be found here.

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