Global IP group recognized by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine

Global Press release - Recognition July 2, 2020

Managing Intellectual Property has named 25 Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers IP STARS or recommended lawyers across several practice areas and jurisdictions, including Jordana Sanft (Montreal), who was named as one of the publication's Top 250 Women in IP for 2020. Additionally, the publication has ranked Norton Rose Fulbright's global IP group in eight different categories spanning six countries and three US states.

The global intellectual property team, led by Tim Kenny (Minneapolis), focuses on providing comprehensive, multidisciplinary intellectual property services designed to help clients obtain the greatest business advantages in patents, copyright, IP transaction, trademarks and trade secrets.

Managing Intellectual Property Magazine rankings are based on vast research that includes recommendations and interviews of clients and competitors, who recognize Norton Rose Fulbright as one of the most capable, active firms in IP.

The 2020 firm rankings, analyses and list of IP STARS are published in the global and US editions of the IP STARS handbook.

2020 Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS and recommended lawyers

Lawyer Ranking Office
Felicia Boyd Patent star - Minnesota Minneapolis
Jane Caskey Patent star - Canada Toronto
Joanne Chriqui Trade mark & Patent star – Canada Montreal
Daniel Daniele Recommended - Canada Toronto
Justin Davidson Trade mark star - Hong Kong Hong Kong
Frances Drummond Trade mark star - Australia Sydney
Mark Garrett Patent star - Texas Austin
Brett Govett Patent star - Texas Dallas
Eric Hall Patent star - Texas Houston
Paul Joseph Trade mark star – United Kingdom London
Alicia Morris Groos Recommended - Texas Austin
Tim Kenny Trade mark star - Minnesota Minneapolis
Mike Knapper Patent and Transactions star - United Kingdom London
Linda Merritt Trademark star; Copyright star - Texas Dallas
Allyson Whyte Nowak         Trade mark and Patent star – Canada Toronto
Jackie O'Brien Trade mark star - Australia Sydney
Bernard O'Shea Trade mark and Patent star - Australia Melbourne
Phoebe Poon Rising Star (2019) Hong Kong
Jim Repass Patent, Trade mark and Transactions star - Texas Houston
Gina Shishima Patent star – Texas Austin, New York
Charles Walker Patent and Trade mark star - Texas Houston
Richard Zembek Patent star - Texas Houston


2020 Managing Intellectual Property Norton Rose Fulbright rankings

Category Jurisdiction(s)
Copyright and related rights Australia, Canada
Patent (foreign firms) China
Patent contentious Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Texas (US)
Patent prosecution Canada, Texas (US)
Trade mark Minnesota (US), Texas (US)
Trade mark (foreign firms) China
Trade mark contentious Australia, Canada, Hong Kong
Trade mark prosecution Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, United States