Bird & Bird has been short-listed in four categories for the Intellectual Property Magazine Awards 2010 (previously known as World Leaders International IP Awards). The International Intellectual Property Group has been short-listed for Pharmaceutical Team of the Year, Technology Team of the Year as well as Private Practice of the Year (Regional) for their work for Associated Newspapers, gaining an emergency injunction for trademark infringement, following the creation of spoof newspaper ‘Metr0’, in the UK.
Morag Macdonald, the Group’s co-head has been short-listed for IP Lawyer of the Year.
Morag Macdonald, co-head of the International IP Group, commented: "I am very pleased that we have been short-listed in four strong categories. As a sector focussed law firm we excel in complex tasks for technological and pharmaceutical clients and I am very proud of the work these teams have done. We are also delighted to be acknowledged in the regional section of IP Practice of the Year for a particularly noteworthy piece of work we did in the UK. As for my own nomination for IP Lawyer of the Year, I am pleased to be included with such an eminent group".