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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 is Intellectual Property Team of the Year

Pearce IP is Intellectual Property Team of the Year

Australian Law Awards (Lawyers Weekly)

It is our great privilege to share that Pearce IP was honoured as “Intellectual Property Team of the Year” at the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards (2021) on 2nd December.   Pearce IP was also shortlisted for the...

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Pearce IP celebrates milestone with IAM Patent Ranking

Pearce IP celebrates milestone with IAM Patent Ranking

Litigation and Prosecution teams & Leaders ranked among Australia's best

Pearce IP is proud to announce that our team has once again been ranked among the best patent practitioners in Australia by IAM Patent 1000. Both our litigation and prosecution teams have been recommended in the 2021...

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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)
Shortlisted - Boutique Diversity Firm of the Year:  Pearce IP (2022) 

Partner of the Year Awards (Lawyers Weekly) 

Finalists - Intellectual Property: Naomi Pearce (2022)

Client Choice Awards (Lexology)

Client Choice – Life Sciences: Naomi Pearce (2022)

World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) WIPR Diversity 

WIPR Diversity Champion in IP:  Naomi Pearce (2022)  
Top 100 Influential Women in IP: Naomi Pearce (
2021)

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

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