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64 Barristers
1195 Firms
83 Countries
204 Consulting Experts

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WWL: IP is an in-depth guide to the international intellectual property legal market, and recognises the foremost patents, trademarks and copyright lawyers around the world who stand out for their excellence when it comes to both contentious and transactional matters, with expertise covering a wide range of industry sectors.

We also identify prominent patent and trademark agents and attorneys for their strong expertise preparing, filing and prosecuting applications.

Research Statistics

  • More than 34,000 data points analysed
  • 500+ research submissions from leading law firms worldwide
  • In person interviews conducted in London, New York and Hong Kong
  • Research contributions from over 350 corporates across the globe
  • Only 55% of nominees considered in our research were ultimately selected for inclusion

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This graph is from WWL Performance Index, which provides a full market view of law firms by combining extensive data with client feedback, proprietary research and expert insight.  Access the tool here.