International law firm Bird & Bird's Czech Intellectual Property team has won Czech IP Firm of the Year at the 2019 Global IP Awards hosted by WTR and IAM. In addition to the Czech success, Italian and Hong Kong Bird & Bird teams were recognised as the Patent Law Firms of the Year during the ceremony held on 29 January at Plaisterers Hall in London.
Over the past decade of operating in the Czech market, the Bird & Bird IP team, under the lead of partner Vojtěch Chloupek, has built a strong and respected practice. This has been supported by numerous international awards for both the team and individuals.
Bird & Bird's international Intellectual Property team is globally recognized as a leader in the field of intellectual property law. Our work has been consistently recognized as "top tier" across the major legal guides and Who's Who Legal called Bird & Bird "the number one law firm for IP in the world".
World Trademark Review and Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) are unique independent publications and guides to the international intellectual property practice based on a thorough research among close to 1500 interviews with lawyers, attorneys and clients involved in the research process. With 15 full-time journalists and dedicated researchers based in Europe, the US and Asia, IAM and WTR are uniquely placed to provide in-depth reporting and analysis of developments in all the world’s major IP markets. When making its decision, the editorial team considered what the market was telling them throughout 2018, as well as a number of strategic data points.