Pearce IP is proud to announce that Founding Principal and Executive Lawyer, Patent & Trade Mark Attorney, Naomi Pearce, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards in the category of 2021 Partner of the Year (SME law). Winners will be announced in late November 2021.
This recognition follows Pearce IP being shortlisted by Lawyers Weekly for the award of ‘Intellectual Property Team of the Year’ in the 2021 Australian Law Awards, with the winning team to be announced in early December.
Pearce IP’s Executive Lawyer & Patent Attorney Katrina Crooks says:
“It has been an exciting 4 years for Pearce IP with the firm and its leaders being recognised in virtually every notable guide and directory. Naomi is recognised by her clients, competitors and industry as a patent stand out, and this recognition of Naomi and the Pearce IP team by Lawyers Weekly is very well deserved.
The list of finalists in the category of Partner of the Year (SME Law) is very impressive, and we congratulate them all.”
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.