Pearce IP is proud to announce that Katrina Crooks, Head of Litigation and Executive Lawyer and Patent Attorney has been re-listed in Doyles Guide (for 2022) as a Leading Contentious Intellectual Property Lawyer. This is now the third year running that Katrina has received this honour, recognising her extensive IP experience and reputation amongst clients and peers.
This follows Katrina’s recent listing in The Best Lawyers in Australia™ 2022 for Intellectual Property.
Pearce IP’s CEO and Executive Lawyer, Patent Attorney and Trade Mark Attorney Naomi Pearce says:
“Katrina is an excellent lawyer, attorney, and mentor. Katrina’s ranking in the Doyles Guide for the third year in a row is worthy recognition by peers and industry of her litigation prowess. We are very proud of Katrina’s many accomplishments.”
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 leaders are well recognised as leading patent practitioners. Pearce IP was crowned the ‘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 also 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 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.
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.