Global IP group recognised by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine 2021

Global Press release - Recognition July 2021

Managing Intellectual Property has named 26 Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers IP STARS or notable practitioners across several practice areas and jurisdictions, including Kristin Wall (Toronto) who was named as one of the publication's Top 250 Women in IP for 2021. 

The global intellectual property team, led by Frances Drummond (Sydney), 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 recognise Norton Rose Fulbright as one of the most capable, active firms in IP.

The 2021 firm rankings, analyses and list of IP STARS are published in the global and US editions of the IP STARS handbook.

2021 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 and Patent star – Canada Montreal
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
Christopher A Guerreiro  Rising star (2021) Toronto
Eric Hall Patent star - Texas Houston
Paul Joseph Trade mark star – United Kingdom London
Tim Kenny Trade mark star - Minnesota Minneapolis
Mike Knapper Patent and Transactions star - United Kingdom London
Karen MacDonald Trade mark star - Canada Vancouver 
Linda Merritt Trade mark 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 (2021) Hong Kong 
Jim Repass Patent, Trade mark and Transactions star - Texas Houston
Gina Shishima Patent star – Texas Austin, New York
Nikita Stepin Rising star (2021)  Montreal 
Charles Walker Patent and Trade mark star - Texas Houston
Kristin Wall Top 250 Women in IP and Patent star (2021)  Toronto
Richard Zembek Patent star - Texas Houston



For further information please contact:

Alex Boxsell, Head of Digital, Communications & Experience, Norton Rose Fulbright in Australia

Tel: +61 (0)2 9330 8165; Cell: +61 (0)414 985 556

Angela Han, Digital & Communications Executive, Norton Rose Fulbright in Australia

Tel: +61 (0)2 9330 8610; Cell: +61 (0)438 429 798