ATMD Bird & Bird wins prestigious IP award for the fourth year running

16 March 2012

Law firm ATMD Bird & Bird LLP has won the Singapore IP Firm of the Year award for the 4th time since 2009 at the prestigious Managing IP Global Awards 2012.

The Awards, held on March 15 at The Dorchestor London, saw ATMD Bird & Bird beating competitors Allen & Gledhill, Amica Law and Drew & Napier to clinch top honours. The award was presented by Managing IP, a leading global resource for intellectual property (IP) news and analysis and a part of the Euromoney Legal Media Group owned by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, a London Stock Exchange listed company.

Sheena Jacob, Head of ATMD Bird & Bird’s IP & Technology practice group said: “We are very proud that the industry continues to rank us as the top IP firm. This award will spur us to continue our efforts to deliver the best services to our clients.”

Managing Partner Alban Kang adds, “We value this award tremendously and are extremely grateful for this recognition of our success. We thank our clients for their continuous support.”

ATMD Bird & Bird is consistently ranked as one of the top IP law firms in Singapore by various well-known legal publications including Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500, and has won many awards in the last few years. With 7 partners, the firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology group is the largest practice group in the firm, comprising both lawyers as well as in-house patent attorneys with a strong IP registration, anti-counterfeiting, IP licensing and IP litigation practice. The firm has also been involved in many landmark IP cases before the Singapore courts.

The Global Awards also saw Bird & Bird’s International IP Group receiving awards for:

  • Europe Patent Firm of the Year

  • Sweden IP Firm of the Year

  • United Kingdom Trade Mark Contentious Firm of the Year

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For more information, please contact:

ATMD Bird & Bird LLP, Singapore
Audrey Goh
Tel: +65 6428 9446

Bird & Bird LLP, United Kingdom
Katie Hatcher
Tel: +44(0)20 7905 6305

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