POF recognised as a leading firm in MIP IP Stars Awards 2021

We are delighted that POF has been recognised as a top Australian IP firm in the MIP IP Stars Awards for 2021, achieving the following awards:

  • ‘Trans-Tasman IP Firm of the Year’;
  • ‘Trademark (Patent & Trademark Attorney Firms) Firm of the Year’; and
  •  the Australia ‘Impact Case of the Year award’ for our work in Meat and Livestock Australia v Branhaven.

We have also achieved a Tier 1 ranking for Trade Mark and Patent Prosecution. In addition, POF Principals Michael O’Donnell, Russell Waters, Edwin Patterson, Alyssa Telfer and Ross McFarlane , and Special Counsel Saskia Jahn, were all named as IP Stars for their fantastic work in the last year.

MIP is a highly regarded directory for intellectual property firms and practitioners around the world. Winners are selected based on extensive reviews of supplied case material, as well as feedback obtained from our clients and trusted associates.

These achievements are a reflection of our professionals’ calibre of work and commitment in providing exceptional client service. 

Ross McFarlane, Managing Principal, commented:

“At Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick we are focused on building a team of great people who do great work for our clients. Genuine interest in our clients and how to best use IP to deliver successful business outcomes is at the heart of everything we do. Awards such as these are a nice pat-on-the-back for the efforts of our people.”