10 May 2017, King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) was ranked as a Tier 1 law firm in both Patent and Trademark/Copyright in the Asian Legal Business (ALB) 2017 IP Rankings for the third consecutive year. Taking account of factors including volume, complexity and size of work undertaken, clients, team, and the firm’s year-on-year development and growth momentum, ALB concluded the final rankings in the two categories of patent and trademark/copyright. KWM’s IP team strengthens its leading position in both contentious and non-contentious by this ranking, with outstanding and first-class expertise and reputation among clients.
Zhu Nongfan, the global coordinator of KWM’s Intellectual Property practice at King & Wood Mallesons and head partner of KWM China’s IP group, said, “We are proud of the ranking as one of the Tier 1 firms for a third year. We thank our clients and peers for their recognition. With the boom of the intellectual property industry in China, we facilitate clients to guard their IP such as innovative and creative technologies and brands in a wider scope, equipped with the commercial operations, intellectual property assets and interests protection parallel to international leading market standard. Moreover, our strategic legal advice and service are more valuable to our clients in supporting their higher business objectives based on our platform and teams around the globe. ”