Pearce IP’s Naomi Pearce Finalist for IP Partner of the Year – 2023 Australian Law Awards

by | Jul 14, 2023

We are proud to announce that Naomi Pearce, (Executive, Lawyer, Patent & Trade Mark Attorney), founder of Pearce IP,  is a finalist for the award of Intellectual Property Partner of the Year at the 2023 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards, with the winner to be announced on 20 July 2023.  Naomi is one of 4 female finalists, making up a total of 10 leading IP partners/executives in the shortlist.

Naomi was a finalist for this same award in 2022, and we are wish her all the best at the winners ceremony next week.

Pearce IP’s Executive, Patent & Trade Mark Attorney Chris Vindurampulle PhD says:

“Naomi’s nomination will come as no surprise for those who work with her.  Naomi is the epitome of an exceptional IP lawyer who consistently focuses on her clients’ needs and delivers outstanding results.  As CEO of Pearce IP, her leadership skills are exceptional, fostering a collaborative work environment where each team member is empowered to contribute their best.”

Pearce IP’s CEO and Executive Lawyer, Patent Attorney and Trade Mark Attorney Naomi Pearce says:

“The 2023 shortlist for the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year is exceptional, including some of the best and brightest in IP in Australia. I congratulate my shortlisted colleagues and friends, and am proud to share the list with them. 

The last 12 months have been pivotal for Pearce IP, and the firm has never been stronger. Together we are achieving our Mission to set the standard for excellence in the provision of legal and IP services in Australia.”

Amongst other awards, Naomi is ranked in IAM Patent 1000, IAM Strategy 300, is a MIP “Patent Star” and was shortlisted for the 2023 MIP Australian Practitioner of the Year, is WIPR Leader, and a 2022 WIPR “Diversity Champion in IP”.  She is the 2022 Lexology Client Choice award winner for Life Sciences, the 2022 Women in Business Law Asia Pacific “Patent Lawyer of the Year”, 2022 Australasian Lawyer “Most Influential Lawyer” in the category of “changemaker”, and the 2021 Lawyers Weekly Women In Law SME “Partner of the Year”. Naomi is the founder of Pearce IP, which commenced in 2017 is ranked in virtually every notable legal directory and won 2021 “IP Team of the Year” at the Australian Law Awards.

About Pearce IP

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 is the 2021 ‘Intellectual Property Team of the Year’ (Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards) and was shortlisted for the same award in 2022.  Pearce IP is ranked in IAM Patent 1000 and Managing IP (MIP) IP Stars, in Australasian Lawyer 5 Star Awards as a ‘5 Star’ firm, and the Legal 500 APAC Guide for Intellectual Property.  Pearce IP leaders are well recognised as leading IP practitioners.

Our leaders 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, Doyles Guide, WIPR Leaders, 5 Star IP Lawyers, Women in Law Awards – Partner of the Year, Best Lawyers and Australasian Lawyer 5 Star Awards, Women in Business Law Awards – Patent Lawyer of the Year (Asia Pacific), Most Influential Lawyers (Changemaker), among other awards.

Naomi Pearce

Naomi Pearce

CEO, Executive Lawyer, Patent & Trade Mark Attorney

Naomi is the founder of Pearce IP, and is one of Australia’s leading IP practitioners.  Ranked in virtually every notable legal directory, highly regarded by peers and clients, with a background in molecular biology, Naomi is market leading in the field of pharma/biopharma, biotechnology and animal health.

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 global pharma giants, Partner of a top-tier international law firm, and as the founding Principal of Pearce IP.

Chris Vindurampulle PhD

Chris Vindurampulle PhD

Executive, Patent & Trade Mark Attorney

Chris is a senior patent and trade mark attorney who is registered to practice before the intellectual property offices of Australia and New Zealand.  He is experienced in patent drafting, patent and trade mark prosecution and opposition, and freedom to operate, opinion and due diligence work.  Through his experience and delivery of highly-regarded client service, Chris has been recognised as a leading patent practitioner having been listed in the IAM Patent 1000 as a recommended individual for patent prosecution, and a Rising Star in 2021 and 2022 by Managing IP.

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