Leading firm of IP specialists Appleyard Lees http://www.appleyardlees.com/ has been nominated for the United Kingdom – Firm of the Year for Patent Prosecution in the Managing IP Global Awards which considers Intellectual Property (IP) firms from around the world.
Appleyard Lees is the only Northern firm to have been shortlisted in this category and is the only firm nominated in this category which does not have a London head office.
Having an enviable and diverse client base, Appleyard Lees is active in technical sectors ranging from advanced digital systems to pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Clients include global corporations, SMEs, universities and spinout companies throughout the UK, Europe and further afield.
The award will be announced at the IP Global Awards dinner at The Savoy in London on 10th March 2016 where Appleyard Lees will be up against five other world class IP firms, including Carpmaels & Ransford and Dehns.
"We are delighted to be nominated for this prestigious award and to be ranked amongst the very best firms in the UK."
Now in their 11th year, the Managing IP Global Awards brings together leading IP firms from around the world, and their clients, to recognise the firms, individuals and companies behind the most innovative and challenging IP work of the past year.
Ean Davies, Partner at Appleyard Lees, said: “We are delighted to be nominated for this prestigious award and to be ranked amongst the very best firms in the UK. We believe that this represents an acknowledgement of the excellent work undertaken for our clients, by our skilled and dedicated staff. By ensuring that our clients receive the best service and advice, we will continue to support them in their commercial aims and help them to maintain their competitive edge.”
Further information on Appleyard Lees can be found at www.appleyardlees.com @AppleyardLees
Appleyard Lees offers a breadth of expertise covering a wide range of IP and related issues, from building and managing portfolios to risk assessments, patent landscaping and due diligence. Services include patents, trade marks, design and copyright.
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