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Pearce IP and its team members are ranked in virtually every notable legal and attorney listing for Australia. We have been honoured with many awards recognising the talent of our team members and the standard of excellence Pearce IP has set for the provision of legal and IP services in Australia.

Pearce IP practitioners prominent in WIPR Leaders 2022

Pearce IP practitioners prominent in WIPR Leaders 2022

Six practitioners ranked as AU patent/trade mark leaders

Pearce IP is proud to announce that five patent practitioners and three trade marks practitioners are ranked amongst the world’s best by WIPR Leaders 2022. Among the 47 patent experts ranked for Australia are five...

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Three Pearce IP leaders ranked by MIP in 2022

Three Pearce IP leaders ranked by MIP in 2022

Two IP Stars & one Notable Practitioner

Pearce IP congratulates three of its patent leaders for being recognised by Managing IP (MIP) in its 2022 IP Stars ranking.  Two Pearce IP leaders Naomi Pearce and Jacinta Flattery-O’Brien PhD are again ranked by MIP...

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Our Awards

Australian Law Awards (Lawyers Weekly)

Finalist – Intellectual Property Team of the Year: Pearce IP (2022) 
Winner – Intellectual Property Team of the Year: Pearce IP (2021)

Australasian Lawyer - Most Influential Lawyers 

Most Influential Lawyers - Changemaker: Naomi Pearce (2022) 

Women in Law Awards (Lawyers Weekly) 

Winner – Partner of the Year (SME Law): Naomi Pearce (2021) 

Partner of the Year Awards (Lawyers Weekly) 

Finalists - Intellectual Property: Naomi Pearce (2022), Katrina Crooks (2022) 

World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) WIPR Diversity 

Top 100 Influential Women in IP: Naomi Pearce (2021) 

Doyles Guide

Leading Contentious IP Lawyer NSW: Katrina Crooks (2022, 2021, 2020) 

The Best Lawyers in Australia®

Intellectual Property: Katrina Crooks (2023) 

IAM Patent 1000

Firm: Pearce IP ranked bronze for litigation and prosecution (2022) 
Firm: Pearce IP ranked bronze for litigation and recommended for prosecution (2021) 
Individual rankings:  
Naomi Pearce - silver for litigation (2022, 2021); recommended (2020) 
Katrina Crooks - bronze for litigation (2022) 
Jacinta Flattery-O'Brien - highly recommended for prosecution (2022) 
Grant Shoebridge - recommended for prosecution (2022, 2021, 2020) 
Belinda Hartmann - recommended for prosecution (2022, 2021)

IAM Strategy 300

Global Leader: Naomi Pearce (2022, 2021, 2020) 
World Leading IP Strategist: Naomi Pearce (2021, 2020) 

Managing IP Stars

Firm: Pearce IP ranked - Tier 3 – prosecution (2022) 
Patent Stars: Naomi Pearce (2022, 2021), Jacinta Flattery-O’Brien (2022, 2021, 2020), Grant Shoebridge (2022) 

World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR)

WIPR Leaders: Naomi Pearce for Patents and Trade Marks (2022, 2021 and 2020) 
Katrina Crooks for Patents and Trade Marks (2022) 
Jacinta Flattery-O’Brien for Patents, Technology (2022, 2021) 
Grant Shoebridge for Patents (2022, 2021) 
Alex May for Patents, Technology (2022, 2021)

Women in Business Law Awards - APAC

Winner: Patent Lawyer of the Year – Naomi Pearce (2022) Shortlisted: Australian Firm of the Year (2022)
Shortlisted: Life Sciences Lawyer of the Year – Naomi Pearce (2022)

Australasian Lawyer 5-Star Awards

5-Star Intellectual Property Law Firm: Pearce IP (2021) 
5-Star Intellectual Property Lawyer: General IP – Naomi Pearce (2021) 

Lexology Legal Influencer

Healthcare and Life Sciences (Australasia): Naomi Pearce (Q2 2022, Q1 2021, Q4 2020, Q3 2020)
Healthcare and Life Sciences (Cross-border): Emily Bristow (Q2 2021)
Healthcare and Life Sciences (Australasia): Pearce IP (Q2 2022, Q1 2021, Q4 2020)
Healthcare and Life Sciences (Cross-border): Pearce IP (2021)

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