This year again, Maiwald is listed among the IP Star Awards of the well-known specialist journal Managing Intellectual Property (MIP). We are proud to be ranked in Tier 1 in the area of patent prosecution for the first time. Furthermore, we are pleased for the Tier 2 recommendation in the category of patent contentious. Maiwald is again ranked in Tier 3 for handling trademarks.
As the leading specialist guide for IP law firms and practitioners worldwide, MIP IP Stars has been annually honoring firms and outstanding personalities whose activities focus on IP management for outstanding achievements since 2013. On the one hand, IP Stars compiles exclusive rankings of law firms in various fields, and on the other hand, reviews of individuals who have made remarkable achievements for their law firm. The research for this is conducted by an experienced team of research analysts. Criteria taken into amount for these rankings are, for example, expertise, reputation in the market, the firm's track record, results achieved for clients and unique strengths in a particular practice area. Our IP Stars 2021 include
Also honoured are Heike Röder-Hitschke and Dr Fabian Kiendl this year as a "notable practitioner", as they, due to their experience and position, do not currently serve either of the two ranked categories (IP Stars and Rising Star), but have nevertheless performed remarkable services for Maiwald.
Read the full IP Stars entry here.