Amsterdam/London, 12 July 2023 – Novagraaf has been featured in the 2023 edition of WIPR Leaders. The guide showcases leading IP practitioners worldwide and features 1,000 IP professionals from more than 60 countries, including three Novagraaf trademark attorneys.
The World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR) Leaders guide is based on research undertaken on nominated attorneys, exploring their work and reviewing feedback from 12,000 IP professionals. The researchers look at practice history, industry expertise and notable cases, as well as additional activities, such as writing and teaching responsibilities. In this year's handbook, trademark attorneys Marielle Hoffer and Bart Schweitzer from Novagraaf Netherlands and Luke Portnow from Novagraaf UK were featured for their expertise.
"I am thrilled to have been listed as a global IP leader by WIPR for the second time. With gratitude to my clients and colleagues for their trust and support. I am excited to continue providing exceptional legal services and making a positive impact." – Luke Portnow
"It is absolutely great being named again as a World Intellectual Property Review Leader. I still very much enjoy every day guiding my clients to a smooth, logical, and effective IP management approach!" – Bart Schweitzer
“I am very honoured to receive the WIPR leader award for the second year in a row! It is very rewarding that hard work is appreciated and rewarded with an award by an institute as WIPR leaders.” – Marielle Zwart-Hoffer
For more than 130 years, Novagraaf has been helping iconic brands and innovative organisations around the world drive competitive advantage. One of Europe’s leading IP consulting groups, Novagraaf specialises in the protection and global management of IP rights, including trademarks, patents, designs, domain names and copyright. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Novagraaf has 18 offices worldwide and a powerful network of more than 330 specialists. Part of the Questel group, Novagraaf is unique in our ability to provide tailored legal expertise, efficiency-gaining administrative services and proactive commercial insights across the full life cycle of clients’ IP rights.