Pearce IP and its CEO feature in shortlist for Women in Business Law Awards APAC 2022

by | Jul 27, 2022

We are proud to announce that Pearce IP and its CEO have been shortlisted for three awards at the APAC 2022 Women in Business Law Awards, with the winners to be announced on 15 September. 

Pearce IP is one of 5 firms and one of only 2 national firms in the APAC region shortlisted for the jurisdiction award for Australia

CEO and Executive Lawyer, Patent Attorney & Trade Mark Attorney Naomi Pearce is shortlisted for the Practice Area awards in two categories: 2022 Life Sciences Lawyer of the Year and 2022 Patent Lawyer of the Year.  Naomi is the only Australian lawyer shortlisted in either category.

The APAC Women in Business Law awards “bring together to recognize the leading women lawyers throughout the region and celebrate the law firms that have impressive initiatives to promote diversity and women in the legal industry”.  They recognise “the achievement of women lawyers and the diversity agenda in legal work from firms across the world, celebrating “the best of the best”. 

The shortlist honours “the most advanced teams working in the legal profession today” and includes a mix of national and international firms.

We congratulate all those shortlisted, and wish them the very best at the awards ceremony on 15 September.

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 has been shortlisted as a finalist for the ‘Intellectual Property Team of the Year’ in the 2022 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards.  Pearce IP was crowned the ‘Intellectual Property Team of the Year’ in the 2021 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards, and the firm is ranked in IAM Patent 1000 for both patent services and in Australasian Lawyer 5 Star Awards as a ‘5 Star’ firm.  Pearce IP leaders are well recognised as leading IP practitioners.  Team members have been recognised in virtually every notable IP listing for their legal, patent and trade mark excellence including: IAM Patent 1000, IAM Strategy 300, MIP IP Stars – Patent Stars & Notable Practitioner, Doyles Guide, WIPR Leaders, 5 Star IP Lawyers, Women in Law Awards – Partner of the Year, Best Lawyers and Australasian Lawyer 5 Star Awards.

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.

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