Leaders Directory

WIPR Leaders is a one-stop guide to the leading IP practitioners in the world. The handbook lists over 1,700 lawyers across patent, trademark, and copyright practices. Stemming from a four month nomination period in which we sought views from 12,000 IP professionals, our research team vetted every nominated lawyer for suitability by exploring their work. This meant looking at practice history, industry expertise and notable cases, as well as any additional activities, such as writing and teaching responsibilities, which have allowed the lawyers to shape and influence other and future IP practitioners.

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Natalie Kirchhofer

Natalie Kirchhofer

Natalie Kirchhofer joined Cohausz & Florack in 2014 and her promotion to partner, effective from 2018, was one of the fastest…

  • Partner
  • Cohausz & Florack
  • Germany

Ai-Leen Lim

Ai-Leen Lim

Ai-Leen Lim is CEO of AWA Asia, managing its headquarters in Hong Kong and its Chinese IP consultancy in Beijing. She is admitted…

  • CEO and principal
  • AWA Asia
  • China

Linda Chang

Linda Chang

In 1995 Linda Chang was one of the first trademark agents to qualify under China’s emerging intellectual property regulatory…

  • Partner
  • Rouse & Co International
  • China

Peter Indahl

Peter Indahl

Peter Indahl has been practising law since 1986 and a European patent attorney at Indahls. He has experience in all areas of intellectual…

  • Patent attorney
  • Indahls
  • Denmark

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Sally Gillis

Sally Gillis

Since becoming a lawyer in 1988, Sally Gillis has represented national and state governments, public corporations, universities,…

  • Partner
  • Eitan Mehulal Sadot
  • Israel

Laura Peter

Laura Peter is the deputy under secretary of commerce for IP and deputy director of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).…

  • Deputy director
  • US Patent and Trademark Office

Micheline Gravelle

Micheline Gravelle is head of the life sciences group that consists of 16 professionals including patent agents and lawyers. Gravelle’s…

  • Managing partner
  • Bereskin & Parr
  • Canada

Daphne Lainson

Daphne Lainson

Daphne Lainson helps innovators secure comprehensive patent protection for their chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology-related…

  • Partner
  • Smart & Biggar
  • Canada

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Antonio Turco

Antonio Turco

Antonio Turco is a partner at CPST Intellectual Property, where he focuses his practice on litigation and counselling related…

  • Partner
  • CPST Intellectual Property
  • Canada

Jason Markwell

Jason Markwell

Jason Markwell is an intellectual property litigator who represents brand-name pharmaceutical companies in patent infringement…

  • Partner
  • Fasken
  • Canada

Axel Nordemann

Axel Nordemann

Axel Nordemann is a partner at Nordemann Czychowski & Partner in Berlin and studied law at the Universities of Göttingen and…

  • Partner
  • Nordemann Czychowski & Partner
  • Germany

Iain Stewart

Iain Stewart

Iain Stewart has been with Kilburn & Strode for nearly 15 years, and focuses his practice on all aspects of trademark law, particularly…

  • Partner
  • Kilburn & Strode
  • United Kingdom

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