Russell Waters wins two awards for expertise in trade marks

POF partner, Russell Waters, has won the “Intellectual Property – Trade Marks” award for Australia in the International Law Office Client Choice Awards 2013. He has also won for the category “Leading Trademark Lawyer of the Year Australia” in the ACQ Finance Magazine Law Awards 2012.

Both awards celebrate and honour innovation and excellence in the field of trade marks and client service, and provide recognition for Russell’s 25 years of expertise.

Russell said “I am very honoured to receive these accolades and would like to thank my clients and peers who nominated me. I am pleased to win these awards on behalf of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick, in recognition of our continuous work to improve our service, and deliver consistent and quality advice to our local and international clients.”

Originally a solicitor by trade, Russell joined the firm in 1987 and qualified as a registered patent attorney in 1992. He became a registered trade marks attorney in 1999, when that profession was first established in Australia. Russell has previously been recognised as one of Australia’s top trade mark attorneys and is regularly sought out for speaking roles on trade mark matters.

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