Deacons recognised in the IAM Patent 1000 2018

The results of IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2018 have been published and Deacons is pleased to announce we have been recognised in all three categories:

  • Gold Tier Law Firm for Patent Litigation
  • Recommended Law Firm for Patent Transactions
  • Recommended Law Firm for Patent Prosecution

Our IP lawyers are also ranked in a number of categories:

  • Catherine Zheng (Partner and Head of Patents and Designs): Gold Tier Individual in Patent Litigation and Leading Individual in Patent Transactions
  • Charmaine Koo (Partner and Co-head of IP Department): Silver Tier Individual in Patent Litigation
  • Jeffrey McLean (Partner of IP Department): Leading Individual in Patent Prosecution
  • Ian Liu (Senior Associate of IP Department): Silver Tier Individual in Patent Litigation

Commenting on Deacons, the IAM Patent 1000 said: “Home to a band of “superb attorneys who excel in both the technical and commercial aspects of patent work”, Deacons is a pre-eminent name that amasses talent from Australia, China, Europe and the United Kingdom to wield significant influence on the international stage.

The IAM Patent 1000 guide is a unique guide that identifies the top patent professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe.  The guide has been compiled following a five-month extensive research, in which 1,800 interviews with numerous attorneys at law, patent attorneys and in-house counsels to gather market intelligence on the leading players in the field.