Baldwins takes home Trade Mark Firm of the Year trophy at 2017 Asia IP Awards

Friday 10th November 2017

Forty-four firms from 19 Asia-Pacific jurisdictions took home trophies at the eighth annual Asia IP Awards, held November 3 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Auckland. Baldwins took home the trophy for Trade Mark Firm of the Year in New Zealand.

The annual Asia IP Awards name the top trade mark, patent and copyright practices as determined by in-house counsel from Asia, Europe and the Americas. More than 5,000 in-house counsel were polled by Asia IP magazine throughout the first part of 2017.

“There is a lot of high-level intellectual property work being done in Asia,” said Asia IP publisher Darren Barton. “Each year, the competition to win an Asia IP Award becomes more difficult.”

The Baldwins team was delighted to take home another Award in Auckland, and add to the growing collection of Asia IP Awards trophies that the firm has recieved since the Awards began in 2010.


Baldwins representatives Rachel McDonald (Senior Associate) and Sophie Thoreau (Senior Associate) accept the Award for Trade Mark Firm of the Year New Zealand

The awards gala night was held in Auckland, New Zealand on Nov 3 as part of the annual Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA) meeting.

The complete list of finalists and winners can be viewed on the Asia IP website.

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