Awards & Recognition

Baldwins is widely recognised both locally and internationally as one of Australasia’s leading intellectual property firms.  Awards and recognition Baldwins has received in recent years include:

Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2018

  • Leading Firm – New Zealand

Asialaw Profiles 2018

  • Outstanding Firm – New Zealand

Asia IP Awards 2017

  • Trade Mark Firm of the Year – New Zealand
  • Finalist: Patent Firm of the Year – New Zealand

IAM Patent 1000 2017

  • Recommended Firm – New Zealand

13th Annual New Zealand Law Awards

  • Finalist: Intellectual Property Specialist Law Firm of the Year

Australasian Law Awards 2017

  • Finalist: Intellectual Property Specialist Law Firm of the Year

World Trademark Review 1000 2017

World Trademark Review 1000 2017
  • Recommended Firm - New Zealand

AsiaLaw Profiles 2017

AsiaLaw Profiles 2017
  • Outstanding Law Firm - New Zealand

IAM Patent 1000 2016

  • Recommended firm: Litigation & Transactions
  • Recommended firm: Prosecution

12th Annual New Zealand Law Awards

  • Finalist: Intellectual Property Specialist Firm of the Year 2016

Acquisition International 2016 Awards

Acquisition International 2016 Awards
  • Intellectual Property Practitioner of the Year, New Zealand

AsiaIP Awards 2016

  • Patent Firm of the Year - New Zealand
  • Copyright Firm of the Year - New Zealand
  • Tier 1 Firm - AsiaIP Copyright Survey 2017

Australasian Law Awards 2016

  • Finalist: Intellectual Property Specialist Firm of the Year 

Corporate Livewire Legal Awards 2016

Corporate Livewire Legal Awards 2016
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolutions Firm - New Zealand

ManagingIP Stars 2016

  • Listed Firm - Patents
  • Listed Firm - Trade Marks 

Acquisition International 2016 Dispute Resolution Awards

  • Best for Alternative Dispute Resolution - New Zealand

World Trademark Review 2016

  • Trademarks, New Zealand – Recommended Firm

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016

  • Leading Firm, Intellectual Property - New Zealand

Asia Law Profiles 2016

  • Outstanding Firm – Intellectual Property, New Zealand

Asia IP Law Awards 2015

  • New Zealand Trademark Firm of the Year
  • New Zealand Copyright Firm of the Year
  • Finalist: New Zealand Patent Firm of the Year

World Trademark Review 2015

  • Trademarks, New Zealand – Recommended Firm

11th Annual New Zealand Law Awards

  • Finalist: Intellectual Property Specialist Law Firm of the Year 2015

Corporate Livewire Legal Awards 2015

  • Intellectual Property Law firm of the Year – New Zealand

Australasian Law Awards 2015

  • Finalist: Intellectual Property Specialist Firm of the Year

Acquisition International 2015 Offshore Excellence Awards

  • Best Asia-Pacific Intellectual Property Team

Acquisition International 2015 Legal Awards

  • Best in IP Litigation - Australasia

Acquisition International 2015 Intellectual Property Awards

  • Intellectual Property Portfolio Managers of the Year – South Pacific
  • Brand Protection Specialist of the Year – Australia
  • 2015 Intellectual Property Innovator Award: Pharmaceutical & Chemical Litigation

2015 Global Law Experts – Annual Awards

  • Trademark Law Firm of the Year in New Zealand
  • Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in New Zealand

2015 Corporate INTL Legal Awards

  • Trademark Law Firm of the Year in New Zealand
  • Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in New Zealand

IAM Patent 1000 2015

  • Litigation & transactions – Recommended firm
  • Prosecution – Recommended firm

10th Annual New Zealand Law Awards

  • Finalist: Intellectual Property Specialist Law Firm of the Year 2014

Acquisition International 2014 Legal Awards

  • Best in Patent Law New Zealand
  • Trademark Firm of the Year New Zealand

2014 Corporate INTL Global Awards

  • Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in New Zealand
  • Patent Law Firm of the Year in New Zealand

2014 Asia IP Law Awards

  • New Zealand Trademark Firm of the Year
  • New Zealand Copyright Firm of the Year
  • Finalist: New Zealand Patent Firm of the Year

Acquisition International 2014 M&A Awards

  • Sustained Excellence in Intellectual Property Law, New Zealand

2014 Global Law Experts Practice Awards

  • Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year in New Zealand

ACQ Global Awards 2014

  • New Zealand – Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year

Asialaw Profiles 2014

  • Highly Recommended ranking for firms in the Asia-Pacific region

2013 Asia IP Law Awards

  • New Zealand Trademark Firm of the Year
  • Finalist: New Zealand Patent Firm of the Year
  • Finalist: New Zealand Copyright Firm of the Year

Acquisition International 2013 Legal Awards

  • Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year - New Zealand

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