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Managing IP Asia Awards 2018 winners revealed

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The Asia Awards Dinner was held at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong on March 21, recognising the best intellectual property law firms in the region

Managing IP’s Asia Awards winners were announced at the JW Marriott in Hong Kong on May 21. They recognised the best intellectual property firms in Asia, both in national and regional categories.

The winners are listed below. Details of the awards and photos from the dinner will be published online soon and in the May issue of Managing IP. You can read the shortlists here.

This Asia dinner followed the announcement of the EMEA winners on March 8 in London and the Americas winners on March 15 in New York.

This was the inaugural Asia Awards Dinner. Awards were presented in the following categories this year. Congratulations to all the winning firms!


Australia Copyright Baker McKenzie

Australia IP Transactions & Advisory Clayton Utz

Australia Patent Contentious Herbert Smith Freehills

Australia Patent Prosecution FB Rice

Australia Trade Mark Contentious Ashurst

Australia Trade Mark Prosecution Davies Collison Cave

China Copyright Hogan Lovells

China Patent Contentious King & Wood Malleson

China Patent Prosecution JunHe

China Trade Mark Contentious King & Wood Mallesons

China Trade Mark Prosecution CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office

China Foreign Law Firm Rouse

Hong Kong Contentious Deacons

Hong Kong Prosecution Hogan Lovells

India Copyright Rajeshwari & Associates

India IP Transactions & Advisory Khaitan & Co

India Patent Contentious Anand & Anand

India Patent Prosecution Remfry & Sagar

India Trade Mark Contentious Singh & Singh

India Trade Mark Prosecution Anand & Anand

Indonesia Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners

Japan Patent Contentious Ohno & Partners

Japan Patent Prosecution Yuasa & Hara

Japan Trade Mark Contentious Nakamura & Partners

Japan Trade Mark Prosecution Shiga International Patent Office

Japan Foreign Firm Hogan Lovells

Malaysia Contentious Cheang & Ariff

Malaysia Prosecution Shearn Delamore & Co

New Zealand Contentious Henry Hughes

New Zealand Prosecution Buddle Findlay

The Philippines Quisumbing Torres

Singapore Patent Contentious Ravindran Associates

Singapore Trade Mark Contentious Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow

Singapore Prosecution Drew & Napier

South Korea Copyright Bae Kim & Lee

South Korea Patent Contentious Kim & Chang

South Korea Patent Prosecution FirstLaw PC

South Korea Trade Mark Contentious Kim & Chang

South Korea Trade Mark Prosecution Lee International IP & Law Group

Taiwan Formosa Transnational

Thailand Tilleke & Gibbins

Vietnam Tilleke & Gibbins


Asia-Pacific IP Advocate David Catterns

Asia-Pacific IP Practitioner Eiji Katayama (Abe Ikubo & Katayama)

Asia-Pacific In-House IP Team Tencent

Special Recognition – Innovation in IP Hogan Lovells

Asia-Pacific IP Boutique Nakamura & Partners

Asia-Pacific CSR Tilleke & Gibbins

Asia-Pacific IP Transactions & Advisory Tsar & Tsai

Asia-Pacific IP Baker McKenzie

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