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Our IP Team secure Gold again in the WTR 1000 Guide 2024

For the seventh year in a row, our IP department have achieved outstanding success in the trademark industry by being awarded four times Gold in the latest World Trademark Review 1000 guide for 2024. Many thanks to our clients, peers and the whole of the IP team for enabling us to be top-ranked once more!

WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise. Additionally to the firm ranking, Nicola Benz, Guillaume Fournier, Simon Holzer, Michael Ritscher and Peter Schramm have been individually recognised for their performance, stepping up a notch again with an overall of now four Gold rankings for IP. Let us share some of the accolades received:

Peter Schramm
“Highly accomplished and top-flight lawyer Peter Schramm is responsive, client friendly and easy to work with. His sharp strategic thinking and litigation prowess see him come out on top time and time again, even in the toughest of disputes and highest courts.”

Michael Ritscher
“Michael Ritscher is a highly experienced practitioner with a deep knowledge of the law. He is commercially minded, authoritative, and leads an aggressive and relentless team who effectively handle litigation and prosecution instructions.”

Simon Holzer
“Well-rounded practitioner Simon Holzer is a highly strategic thinker who handles major prosecution projects with a deft touch and has a talent for crafting bullet-proof arguments in opposition proceedings as well as in the courtroom.”

Guillaume Fournier
“Guillaume Fournier is quick to understand the needs of his following and aligns his strategy to suit their overall business needs. He brings particular expertise on the Chinese IP market and dispenses sage advice on anti-counterfeiting in the country.”

Nicola Benz
“Transactions and licensing expert Nicola Benz is a business-oriented practitioner who sees the big picture and progresses matters in a commercially beneficial way.”

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