Third Pearce IP Patent Expert Honoured by MIP Patent Star 2021 Award

by | Jun 25, 2021

Following our recent announcement that Principal Naomi Pearce (Patent Star 2021) and Associate Dr Jessica Chadbourne (Notable Practitioner 2021) were honoured with Managing IP (MIP) Patent Star 2021 awards, Pearce IP’s Special Counsel Patent Attorney Dr Jacinta Flattery-O’Brien has also been named by MIP as a Patent Star 2021.

Pearce IP also congratulates Special Counsel Dr Jacinta Flattery-O’Brien together with Principal Naomi Pearce and Associate Dr Jessica Chadbourne.

Pearce IP’s Executive Lawyer and Patent Attorney Katrina Crooks says:

“We previously announced that Naomi Pearce and Dr Jessica Chadbourne had been honoured in the MIP IP Stars 2021 award, and are delighted to announce that Dr Jacinta Flattery-O’Brien has also received this honour.  

In 4 short years, Pearce IP has set a new benchmark for the provision of IP services in Australia.  Pearce IP’s lawyers and attorneys are very highly regarded by clients and peers, and this honour bestowed by Managing IP on Naomi Pearce, Dr Jacinta Flattery-O’Brien and Dr Jessica Chadbourne is a reflection of that very high regard.”

Pearce IP is a boutique firm offering intellectual property specialist lawyers, patent attorneys and trade mark attorneys to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and life sciences industries. 

Naomi Pearce

Naomi Pearce

Executive Lawyer, Patent Attorney & Trade Mark Attorney

Naomi is recognised as one of Australia’s leading patent lawyers in virtually every notable legal guide and directory.  Naomi is also Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Partner of the Year (SME Law) for 2021, and the Founding Principal of Pearce IP, which was recognised as the IP Team of the Year in the Australian Law Awards in December 2021. 

Underpinning Naomi’s legal work is a deep understanding of the pharma/biopharma industries, resulting from 25 years’ experience including as VP of IP in-house at global pharma giants, Partner of a top-tier international law firm, and as the founding Principal of Pearce IP.

Katrina Crooks

Katrina Crooks

Executive Lawyer and Patent Attorney

Recognised in a number of highly regarded ranking publications, including as a Leading Contentious IP Lawyer in Doyles Guide 2020 and 2021 (NSW), Katrina heads the Pearce IP litigation team. Pearce IP was recognised as the IP Team of the Year in the Australian Law Awards in December 2021.

Katrina draws on almost 24 years of practice, with a deep wealth of expertise and experience in all aspects of intellectual property and litigation, including many years at leading firms internationally, and previously as a Principal for 7 years at another leading Australian IP firm.

Jacinta Flattery-O'Brien PhD

Jacinta Flattery-O'Brien PhD

Special Counsel, Patent Attorney

Jacinta is a trusted and recognised leader in biotech/pharma patenting, identified as an "IP Star" by the highly regarded Managing Intellectual Property Journal (MIP) for her expertise.

She is a registered patent attorney with 20 years' experience serving clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries.

Jessica Chadbourne PhD

Jessica Chadbourne PhD

Associate, Patent Attorney

Jessica has established herself as an emerging leader in strategic patenting advice, being named as an IP Rising Star in 2019 by Managing Intellectual Property.

Jessica’s patent practice covers a broad range of complex technologies, including pharmaceutical and organic chemistry, industrial catalysis, polymer and coatings chemistry, nuclear chemistry, and materials chemistry.

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