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Three William Fry Experts Listed as Leading Global IP Practitioners


William Fry is proud to have three of its leading lawyers listed in the 2019 edition of WIPR Leaders, which ranks the leading IP lawyers globally. Partners Leo Moore and Laura Scott and Consultant Carol Plunkett are included in the listing.  William Fry is the only big 5 Irish law firm to have more than one expert listed.

Laura Scott is recognised in Patents and Trademarks. Leo Moore is recognised in Trademarks, Retail, Software and Technology and Carol Plunkett is recognised in Patents /Trademarks, and Education. 

Profiling the leading IP practitioners from around the world, WIPR Leaders consists of an online directory of entrants as well as hard copy handbooks for both patents and trademarks.  All Leaders were chosen after a four month nomination process, in which WIPR sought views from 12,000 IP professionals.

William Fry’s Intellectual Property Group is made up of dedicated Intellectual Property lawyers dealing on a full-time basis with contentious and non-contentious cases for clients.  The Intellectual Property team prides itself on its expertise and experience.  The Firm’s commitment to Intellectual Property as a core practice area is recognised internationally with William Fry being consistently ranked as one of Ireland’s premier law firm in the area. The Firm’s reputation in this field is evidenced by its experience.  Whether in contentious or non-contentious matters it has represented clients in many of the key Intellectual Property deals and reported case law over the last five years.

Commenting on the publication Leo Moore noted, “We are delighted that three of our leading IP experts have been ranked in this prestigious publication. Being nominated as leaders in our field by our peers is very significant and we are extremely grateful for the recognition.”

William Fry was awarded Ireland Trademark Firm of the Year 2018 at the Global IP Awards 2018 and awarded ‘Irish (Contentious) IP Firm of the Year’ at the Managing IP Global Awards 2017.