Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) Magazine has published its first annual IP survey results of leading law firms practising IP law in various jurisdictions for the year 2013. This publication (February issue) is dedicated to those leading in patent prosecution and contentious work as ranked by IP practitioners across the globe. The results for trade mark and copyright will be published in March and April issues, respectively.
Egypt: Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP); Haroun & Haroun (no website found); Hoda Abdel Hadi & Partners; A. Sadek Elias Law Office; Saba & Co Intellectual Property; Ibrachy & Dermarkar; Helmy, Hamza & Partners (part of Baker & McKenzie international); Shalakany Law Office; and SNR Denton (Africa Practice).
Kenya: Kaplan & Stratton; Hamilton Harrison & Mathews; Iseme, Kamau & Maema Advocates (part of DLA Piper Group); Ndungu Njoroge & Kwach Advocates (no website found); Coulson Harney; Daly & Figgis, Advocates; Gichachi & Company Advocates; and Simba & Simba Advocates.
Morocco: Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP); Saba & Co Intellectual Property; M. Mehdi Salmouni-Zerhouni (English website still under construction); Cabinet Aksiman; Morocco Intellectual Property Services; NJQ & Associates; and Saud M A Shawwaf Law Office and Abu Setta & Partners (SMAS-IP);
Nigeria: Allan & Ogunkeye; Jackson, Etti & Edu; David Garrick Kayode & Co; O. Kayode & Co; Adepetun Caxton-Martins Agbor & Segun; Aluko & Oyebode; Bentley Edu & Co; George Ikoli & Okagbue; and Banwo & Ighodalo.
South Africa: Adams and Adams Attorneys; Spoor & Fisher; D M Kisch; Hahn & Hahn; Von Seidels; Dessington de Beer; Dr. Gerntholtz Inc Patent Lawyers; McCallum Rademeyer & Freimond; Brian Bacon & Associates; Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs (ENS); Galgut & Galgut; and Smit & Van Wyk.
Tunisia: Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP); Cabinet Sarah Hachaichi (no website found); Al-Mensi Law Firm (no website found); Cabinet Gueblaoui (no website found); Achour Law Firm (no website found); Saud M A Shawwaf Law Office and Abu Setta & Partners (SMAS-IP); Amani IP (no website found); Ben Salem Law Firm (no website found); and La Centrale Des Avocats Tunisiens.
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