Pearce IP is proud to announce that Principal and Executive Lawyer, Patent Attorney and Trade Mark Attorney Naomi Pearce has been listed by WIPR Diversity as one of the world’s top 100 Influential Women in IP for 2021. This recognition is awarded to world’s ‘best and brightest’ women in the IP field, and Naomi is the only Australian practitioner selected for this award.
Executive Lawyer Katrina Crooks says
“Naomi is internationally renowned for her elegant and commercially relevant patent and legal work, and is a trailblazer in the field of pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals. This recognition by WIPR of Naomi as one of the “world’s best and brightest”, and the only Australian recipient of this award, is very well deserved.
This list recognises the accomplishments of less than 100 world leading women in IP, and Pearce IP congratulations every one of them.”
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.
Pearce IP and its leaders, are well recognised as leading patent practitioners. Pearce IP is a finalist for ‘Intellectual Property Team of the Year’ in the 2021 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards, and is ranked in IAM Patent 1000 for both legal and attorney patent services. Team members are listed in IAM Patent 1000 and IAM Strategy 300, have been awarded Patent Stars & Notable Practitioner listings by MIP, ranked in Doyles Guide, and listed in WIPR Leaders, 5 Star IP Lawyers, and Australasian Lawyer 5 Star Awards.
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.
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.