Tonight Addisons Intellectual Property team was announced winner of the ‘Managing IP – Asia Pacific 2021 Trademark Law Firm of the Year in Australia’ award at a virtual ceremony.
The award celebrates achievements in trademark prosecution, portfolio management and enforcement.
Addisons advises some of the biggest known brands in Australia and throughout the world. In the past year, Addisons has assisted a multinational electronics and video game company, a large Australian milk and ice cream manufacturer and a market-leading ethical wealth management company on developing effective trademark portfolio management and protection strategies.
The team was particularly commended for successfully representing Bega in a trademark and trade dress dispute with Kraft-Heinz before the Federal Court of Australia.
They also acted for a number of brand owners including a global gaming company as well as an Australian beauty, wellness and lifestyle company in defending oppositions filed against their trademark applications.
Managing Partner Kieren Parker said:
“I am delighted that the Intellectual Property team have been recognised globally by Managing IP. The team have had some significant wins over the past year and their continued support for our Australian and international clients is testament to their expertise and outstanding approach to clients.”
Managing Editor Ed Conlon said:
“The Managing IP Awards are the most prestigious awards in the IP world. The past year has been particularly challenging for everyone, and all this year’s winners deserve congratulations on their achievements in very difficult circumstances.”
The Addisons Intellectual Property team is thrilled to be recognised for their contributions to Intellectual Property.
Partner Donna Short was able to provide a video acceptance speech on the night on behalf of Partners, Karen Anne Hayne, Justine Munsie and Jamie Nettleton and the team.
Click here to download the Media Release from Managing IP.