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Baker McKenzie

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

As a leading force globally in the IP space, Baker McKenzie has a strong market presence in Europe, with a solid practice in the USA and a revered position in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly in China and Singapore. The firm offers:
• Significant experience in all manner of trade mark matters, such as registration, enforcement and brand management.
• Expertise in patent litigation and prosecution, as well as in IP transactions.
• Counsel on anti-counterfeiting programmes, as well as trade secrets, rebranding projects and disputes related to design rights.
Representation of clients from a wide range of sectors including pharmaceuticals, media, consumer goods and technology.


A market source reports that "Baker McKenzie's performance with our IP matters leaves us to conclude that they are the best in the legal world," while another highlights: "Baker McKenzie is properly suited to work with a multinational customer base."

Baker McKenzie receives ample praise for its global network, with one client remarking: "Wherever you have a problem there is always a Baker McKenzie lawyer you can contact all over the world," adding that "it's always good to have international teams."

Notable practitioners

Sydney-based Anne-Marie Allgrove is the Global chair for the department. Other key contacts are Madrid-based José María Méndez, Hong Kong-based Isabella Liu and Pamela Church in New York.

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