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Managing IP EMEA Awards 2018 winners revealed

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The EMEA Awards Dinner was held at The Savoy in London on March 8, and recognised the best intellectual property firms in 25 countries and by region

Awards for Managing IP’s EMEA Awards were announced in front of 260 people at The Savoy in London last night. Details of the winners and photos from the dinner will be published online soon and in the May issue of Managing IP. Read this year's shortlists here.

The Americas Awards – recognising firms and individuals in Canada, United States, Central America and South America – will be held in New York on March 15. The newly-launched Asia-Pacific Awards will be held in Hong Kong on March 21.

EMEA Awards were presented in the following categories this year. Congratulations to all the winning firms.


Austria Contentious Schwarz Schönherr

Austria Copyright Michel Walter

Austria Prosecution Sonn & Partner

Belgium Copyright Hoyng Rokh Monegier

Belgium Patent Contentious Simont Braun

Belgium Patent Prosecution De Clercq & Partners

Belgium Trade Mark Contentious Altius

Denmark Patent Contentious Plesner

Denmark Patent Prosecution Inspicos

Denmark Trade Mark Contentious Gorrissen Federspiel

Denmark Trade Mark Prosecution Zacco

Finland Patent Contentious Borenius

Finland Prosecution Berggren

Finland Trade Mark Contentious Eversheds Sutherland

France Patent Contentious Hoyng Rokh Monegier

France Patent Prosecution Lavoix

France Copyright Cabinet Vercken & Gaullier

France Trade Mark Contentious Bird & Bird

France Trade Mark Prosecution Cabinet Plasseraud

Germany Patent Contentious Hogan Lovells

Germany Patent Prosecution Vossius & Partner

Germany Trade Mark Bardehle Pagenberg

Hungary Sár & Partners

Iceland Árnason Faktor

Ireland Contentious IP A&L Goodbody

Ireland Prosecution FRKelly

Israel Contentious S Horowitz & Co

Israel Prosecution Reinhold Cohn & Partners

Italy Patent Contentious  Trevisan & Cuonzo

Italy Patent Prosecution Jacobacci & Partners

Italy Trade Mark Contentious IP Law Galli

Italy Trade Mark Prosecution Jacobacci & Partners

Netherlands Copyright DLA Piper

Netherlands Patent Contentious Hoyng Rokh Monegier

Netherlands Patent Prosecution De Vries & Metman

Netherlands Trade Mark Contentious Brinkhof

Norway Copyright BA-HR

Norway Patent Contentious Thommessen

Norway Prosecution Zacco

Norway Trade Mark Contentious Wikborg Rein

Poland Contentious Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners

Poland Patent Prosecution JWP

Poland Trade Mark Prosecution Skubisz

Portugal Contentious Vieira de Almeida & Associados

Portugal Prosecution  RCF Protecting Innovation

Romania Contentious Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

Romania Prosecution Cabinet M Oproiu

Russia Contentious Gowling WLG

Russia Prosecution Gorodissky & Partners

South Africa Adams & Adams

Spain Patent Contentious Grau & Angulo

Spain Patent Prosecution ABG Patentes

Spain Trade Mark Contentious Elzaburu

Spain Trade Mark Prosecution BomhardIP

Sweden Patent Contentious Sandart & Partners

Sweden Patent Prosecution Awapatent

Sweden Trade Mark Contentious Vinge

Sweden Trade Mark Prosecution Zacco

Switzerland Patent Contentious Rentsch Partner

Switzerland Prosecution Hepp Wenger Ryffel

Switzerland Trade Mark Contentious Walder Wyss

Switzerland IP Transactions & Advisory Homburger

Turkey Contentious  Gün + Partners

Turkey Prosecution Deris Patents & Trademarks Agency

United Arab Emirates Clyde & Co

UK (England & Wales) Copyright Wiggin

UK (England & Wales) Designs Bristows

UK (England & Wales) Patent Contentious Powell Gilbert

UK (England & Wales) Patent Prosecution Carpmaels & Ransford

UK (England & Wales) Trade Mark Contentious Bristows

UK (England & Wales) Trade Mark Prosecution Stobbs IP

UK (England & Wales) IP Transactions & Advisory Gowling WLG

UK (England & Wales) IP Set Three New Square

UK (Scotland) Contentious Burness Paull

UK (Scotland) Prosecution Marks & Clerk

UK (Scotland) IP Transactions & Advisory Brodies


Africa Spoor & Fisher

Africa Firm to Watch Coulson Harney

Baltic/Eastern Europe Zivko Mijatovic & Partners

Benelux VO

Europe Copyright Hoyng Rokh Monegier

Europe Patent Contentious Hogan Lovells

Europe Patent Prosecution Maiwald

Europe Trade Mark Contentious Hogan Lovells

Europe Firm to Watch Properta Attorneys

Eurasia Baker McKenzie

Middle East Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property

Scandinavia Zacco


Africa CSR & innovation Adams & Adams

Finland impact case Waselius & Wist for Abloy v Hardware Group

France boutique firm of the year Armengaud Guerlain

UK innovation in IP Wiggin, founder of INCOPRO.

UK impact case Hogan Lovells for Eli Lilly v Actavis UK.

Patent attorney firm for litigation EIP

Global Firm of the Year Hogan Lovells

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