Leading international Intellectual Property firm, Marks & Clerk, has once again been recognised for its achievements in the latest IAM Patent 1000 rankings. A total of 34 professionals from 13 offices were recognised for their outstanding contribution across the firm's global network. The firm was listed as a leader in its field within Patent Prosecution, Litigation or Transactions in each of the three continents it has offices.

Furthermore, Marks & Clerk is delighted to be part of a select group of firms to be listed under the EPO rankings with the highest distinction of Gold.

The IAM Patent 1000 is commonly regarded as a definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking to identify world-class patent expertise as the. As with previous years, IAM undertook an exhaustive qualitative research project to identify outstanding firms and individuals across multiple jurisdictions. When identifying the leading firms, factors such as depth of knowledge, market presence and the level of work on which they are typically instructed were all taken into account, as well as positive peer and client feedback.

The results in full:

Asia Pacific

  • Marks & Clerk Hong Kong is Highly Recommended for Prosecution
  • Marks & Clerk Malaysia is one of only two firms in the country to have the top distinction of being Highly Recommended for Prosecution
  • Marks & Clerk Singapore is Gold for Prosecution

Europe

  • Marks & Clerk France is Recommended for Transactions and Prosecution
  • Marks & Clerk England is ranked Silver for Litigation and Transactions and Gold for Prosecution
  • Marks & Clerk Scotland is ranked Gold for Prosecution

North America

  • Marks & Clerk Canada is ranked Silver for Prosecution

The firm extends its warmest congratulations to all the individuals honoured:

Asia Pacific

  • Michael Lin (Hong Kong)
  • Mike Flint (Hong Kong)
  • Chris Hemingway (Malaysia)
  • Gerald Samuel (Malaysia)
  • Jim Greene-Kelly (Singapore)
  • Daniel Poh (Singapore)
  • Gianfranco Matteucci (Singapore)
  • Matthew English (Singapore)
  • Magdalene Ong (Singapore)
  • Upasana Patel (Singapore)

Europe

  • Mark Bell (France)
  • Enrico Priori (France)
  • Sheila Wallace (UK)
  • Will Nieuwenhuys (UK & EPO)
  • Jonathan Stafford (UK)
  • Robert Lind (UK)
  • Philip Martin (UK)
  • Philip Cupitt (UK & EPO)
  • Mike Gilbert (UK)
  • Graham Burnett-Hall (UK)
  • Gregor Grant (UK)
  • Dafydd Bevan (UK)
  • Michael Moore (UK) 
  • Simon Portman (UK)
  • Paul Chapman (UK) 
  • Richard Gibbs (UK)
  • Andrew Docherty (UK)
  • Timothy Edward Hargreaves (UK)
  • Graham McGlashan (UK)

North America

  • Ian Clark (Canada) 
  • Hetal Kushwaha (Canada)
  • Jean-Charles Grégoire (Canada)
  • David Ruston (Canada)
  • Amrita Singh (Canada)

Originally published 9 July 2021.