(including its Indonesian associate Hadiputranto Hadinoto &
Partners) won in four national categories, and also picked up
the Europe – copyright award and the Global Firm
of the Year trophy (right).
Rival Hogan Lovells picked up three national and regional
awards, all in Europe, while Bird & Bird, Hoyng Monegier,
King & Wood Mallesons and Tilleke & Gibbins took home
Olivares & Cia won all three awards for Mexico.
The 10th Annual Awards Dinner was held at the
Intercontinental Park Lane last night, with nearly 300 guests
Awards were presented in more than 70 categories: see the
full list of winners (subscription or free trial
To mark the 10th anniversary of the awards, two
trophies were presented to the outstanding firms of the past
decade in Europe and Asia.
The national, regional and global awards winners are chosen
by Managing IP’s editorial team based on research
and analysis of public information. Firms cannot nominate
themselves to receive awards.
A number of special awards were also presented.
Dyson was recognised as the in-house team of the year. The
company is known for its innovative technology and cutting-edge
design and its IP team, led by Gill Smith, has been
instrumental in its worldwide success.
An outstanding achievement award was presented to Fidelma
Macken, former judge of the CJEU and the Irish Supreme Court,
for her work in promoting understanding of European trade mark
and copyright law.
outstanding achievement winner was Kevin Mooney of Simmons
& Simmons, who was recognised in particular for his
tireless work as chair of the committee developing the UPC
Rules of Procedure.
The dinner was also attended by several previous winners of
the outstanding achievement award: Alison Brimelow, Joao
Miranda de Sousa, Tove Graulund and Jeremy Phillips (all
More news and pictures from the awards are on Twitter
The North America awards, recognising firms and individuals
in the United States and Canada, take place in Washington DC