Bird & Bird wins Law Firm of the Year at World Leaders International IP Awards


The firm’s International Intellectual Property Group, led by Morag Macdonald and Christian Harmsen, received the EMEA award for Law Firm of the Year” at World Leaders International IP Awards, held in London on 2nd December 2009.

Morag Macdonald, joint head of Bird & Bird’s International Intellectual Property Group, said; “We are absolutely delighted to have been awarded EMEA Law Firm of the Year which continues to highlight the firm’s strength and expertise in IP internationally across many industries.”

Bird & Bird has a long established international reputation for its intellectual property expertise and is consistently rated a leader in the field by the major legal directories. The group, spread across key jurisdictions in Europe and Asia, provides a full range of IP law services concerned with the creation, protection, exploitation and enforcement of inventions, brands and trade marks, copyright, designs and trade secrets.

The annual World Leaders International IP Awards are designed to recognise excellence in specialised categories across four world regions: Asia Pacific; EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa); Latin America/Caribbean and North America.


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About Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird is an international legal practice comprising Bird & Bird LLP and its affiliated and associated businesses, and has offices in Beijing, Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, The Hague, Helsinki, Hong Kong, London, Lyon, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Prague, Rome, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm and Warsaw.

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