Novagraaf’s trademark practice recognised in this year's IP STARS

Amsterdam, 20 May 2024 - Novagraaf has been recommended for its trademark expertise in the latest editions of IP STARS (2024). Novagraaf was ranked as a ‘Top Tier Firm’ for trademark prosecution in the Benelux (Tier 1) and France, Belgium and Netherlands in Tier 2. 


Managing IP magazine recently released its latest IP STARS rankings, featuring the leading firms for trademark filing/prosecution and contentious work in more than 50 jurisdictions. The rankings are based on expertise, workload, market reputation/track record, outcomes achieved for clients, and unique strengths in a given practice area.

In this year’s results, Novagraaf was once again recognised as a ‘Top Tier Firm’ for trademark prosecution in the Benelux (Tier 1) and France (Tier 2), next to individual rankings for Belgium and the Netherlands (both Tier 2). In addition, Eric Enderlin was acknowledged as a 'Patent Star'Ingrid Mennens as a 'Trademark Star' and Helma van de Langenberg as a 'Trade Mark Star'Anne-Constance LacosteNicolas Maes and Carrie Duijn were mentioned as 'Rising Stars'

Commenting on the firm’s recommendation, Novagraaf Belgium's Managing Director, Ingrid Mennens said: "I'm thrilled to announce that our Belgium team has once again received recommendations for its exceptional services in Trademark Prosecution this year. Additionally, we're honoured to be acknowledged as a Tier 1 trademark attorney firm.

We firmly believe in the significant impact of a meticulously planned IP strategy on company growth and competitive market position. Our dedicated team of attorneys and paralegals is committed to defending and protecting the interests of our clients, with whom we work in close cooperation." 

Novagraaf Netherlands' Managing Director, Helma van de Langenberg said: "I'm super excited to be recognised again as a Trade Mark Star in IP STARS! This honor really highlights the hard work and dedication of our awesome team at Novagraaf Netherlands. We always aim to give our clients top-notch IP services and creative solutions. It's fantastic to see our efforts acknowledged and valued by the industry and our peers. We'll keep pushing for excellence and teaming up with our clients to protect and grow their intellectual property"

About Novagraaf

For more than 135 years, Novagraaf, part of the Questel group, has been helping iconic brands and innovative organisations around the world drive competitive advantage. One of Europe’s leading IP consulting firms, 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 19 offices worldwide. The firm is unique in its ability to provide clients with tailored legal expertise, efficiency-gaining administrative services, and proactive commercial insights.

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