Africa's largest Intellectual Property (IP) firm has won again – this time being crowned South African IP Law Firm of 2020 (MIP) and certified as a Top Tier IP Law Firm 2020 (Chambers Global Directory). These awards are significant measures of achievement as they are based on market-leading performance analysis: strictly quantitative, they are ultimately designed to recognise firms that continuously deliver the best results on behalf of their clients.
Notably, 11 of the firm's partners were recognised for their professional excellence, making The Best Lawyers in South Africa list. Based entirely on peer review, The Best Lawyers list has become one of the most respected global guides to the legal profession in 77 countries around the world, acknowledging attorneys of distinction who have demonstrated success in various practice areas.
Adams & Adams is one of the premier law firms for IP in the country. The firm represents local industry leaders and a spectrum of international conglomerates, as well as maintaining close ties with its associated offices across the African continent. It is fitting then that Africa's law firm of choice continues its upward trajectory by celebrating their GREATEST HITS:
- South African IP Law Firm of 2020 – MIP
- South Africa Patent Law Firm of 2020 – IAM Patent 1000 Global
- South Africa IP Firm of 2020 – Finance Monthly
- Patent law firm of the year South Africa – Global Law Experts
- IP law firm of the year South Africa – Global Law Experts
- Top Ranked IP and Trade Mark Partners – Who's Who Legal
- Most Respected Law firm in South Africa – Patent Lawyer Monthly
- Top Patent Firms in South Africa – Patent Lawyer Monthly
- 11 of the Best Lawyers in South Africa – The Best Lawyers in South Africa List
- Top Tier IP Law Firm 2020 – Chambers Global Directory
- Firm to watch: Dispute Resolution 2020 – Chambers Global Directory
Adams & Adams are proud to be part of the most vibrant continent in the world and will continue to enable their clients to be the best in their fields of choice.
A hub for Fortune 500 companies, The World Trade Mark Review (WTR) describes the Adams & Adams team as "professional, dedicated and possessing unrivalled knowledge and experience". The WTR further describes Adams & Adams as "staying ahead of the curve, the firm uses a range of innovative systems to optimise its prosecution and trademark management services and acts as a window to the rest of the continent through its associate offices."
With its 25 offices and a network of contacts stationed across the entire continent, IAM Media trumps Adams & Adams as "a colossus of the African IP and patent space". Representing almost half of the Fortune 500, the firm has cultivated an exemplary track record and garners outstanding feedback as a result: "The team regularly and comprehensively provides status updates and exhibits unwavering professionalism at every turn. The practitioners there are true specialists and consistently impressive with their strategic recommendations and the results they achieve."
Adams & Adams' trailblazing team of specialist lawyers have been able to collaborate with some of the globe's most iconic brands, including several of South Africa's brightest artists and bravest minds, to advance IP rights. We are privileged to contribute in this manner to not just our country, but our continent's anthology of ingenuity, passion & progress.
Originally published 18 April, 2020