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Hogan Lovells named MIP Global Firm of the Year – Second year running!

Hogan Lovells global IPMT practice has been awarded the accolade of ‘Global IP Firm of the Year’ at the Managing Intellectual Property North America awards – becoming the first firm to win the award in consecutive years and the only firm to win it three times.

The award recognizes the strength of our global practice and the excellent work done by our teams in assisting clients on business critical matters. This is underpinned by MIP also awarding us:

  • Germany – Impact Case of the Year for our work on the DOCERAM v CeramTec Community design dispute
  • Germany – Patent: Contentious Firm of the Year
  • Russia – Patent: Contentious Firm of the Year
  • China – Foreign Firm of the Year
  • Japan – Foreign Firm of the Year

Commenting on our wins, Global Head of IPMT, Burkhart Goebel said:

“We are delighted to be named Global IP Firm of the Year again, and to receive recognition for the strength of our local practices in Germany, Russia, China and Japan. The awards highlight our leadership in jurisdictions recognized by rights holders as important markets to protect their IP, as well as our ability to successfully navigate clients through more challenging and increasingly important jurisdictions.”