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Marks & Clerk recognised as a leading international intellectual property firm in IAM Patent 1000 2024 rankings

Once again, Marks & Clerk has been recognised as a top, international firm in the IAM Patent 1000, the industry’s go-to resource for identifying world-class, private practice patent expertise. 

39 individuals from Marks & Clerk’s global network have also been honoured for their “exceptional skillsets and profound insights into patent matters”. Furthermore, the firm has been recognised as a Gold standard firm for our work at the EPO. 

The results in full

Asia Pacific

Marks & Clerk Hong Kong is Highly Recommended for Prosecution

“Marks & Clerk enjoys a stellar reputation as the prosecution shop par excellence, with proficiency in almost all scientific areas. It has earned a loyal following of many leading technology and pharmaceutical companies.”

Marks & Clerk Malaysia is listed as Gold for Prosecution

“For quality assistance in highly technical non-contentious matters – especially in the field of life sciences – clients should look no further than the Malaysian branch of Marks & Clerk. The 16-strong team hails from diverse technical backgrounds and excels in the fields of electronics and biotechnology, although prosecution is its forte. The group also provides insightful litigation support.”

Marks & Clerk Singapore is listed as Gold for Prosecution

“Priding itself on housing the largest team of internationally qualified patent attorneys in Southeast Asia, the Singaporean contingent at Marks & Clerk boasts a wide variety of scientific qualifications and has in excess of 120 years of collective experience.”


Marks & Clerk England is Gold for Prosecution, Silver for Litigation and Bronze for Transactions

“Home to “a deep bench of talented practitioners dedicated to their craft, who are down to earth, friendly, organised and reliable”, Marks & Clerk is a “standout” practice. “They are extremely knowledgeable on the law on both a local and international scale and have a deep understanding of the issues clients face across the world. The team provides comprehensive, well-researched advice, and they are true experts in their field.”

Marks & Clerk Scotland is listed as Gold for Prosecution

“Operating out of three key locations in Scotland, Marks & Clerk is “a leading firm in intellectual property with a vast range of knowledgeable practitioners with broad expertise. The team takes the time to understand the technology at issue and what clients are trying to achieve, and does a great job at developing valuable patent portfolios off the back of this. They are attentive, adaptable, thorough, and clearly articulate issues and strategies to their clientele.””

North America

Marks & Clerk Canada is ranked Silver for Prosecution

“With offices across the globe, Marks & Clerk offers a first-rate choice for high-value, cross-border litigation, as well as robust and strategic prosecution services and portfolio management. The Canadian team is not simply a local extension of the group, but boasts world-leading expertise.”

Asia Pacific

Matthew English (Singapore)
Chris Hemingway (Malaysia)
Fiona Jeffrey (Malaysia)
James Kinnaird (Singapore)
Priya Krishnan (Malaysia)
Elina Maszura Isa Abdillah (Malaysia) 
Gianfranco Matteucci (Singapore)
Upasana Patel (Singapore)
Daniel Poh (Singapore)
Gerald Samuel (Malaysia)


Charlie Balme (UK)
Dafydd Bevan (UK)
Pamela Bryer (UK)
Philip Cupitt (EPO and UK)
Andrew Docherty (UK)
Richard Gibbs (UK)
Mike Gilbert (UK)
Kirsteen Gordon (UK)
Tim Hargreaves (UK)
Mash-Hud Iqbal (UK)
Robert Lind (UK)
Philip Martin (EPO and UK)
Graham McGlashan (UK)
David Murray (UK)
Will Nieuwenhuys (EPO and UK)
Robin Oxley (UK)
Simon Portman (UK)
Thomas Prock (UK)
David Robinson (UK)
Mairi Rudkin (UK)
Jonathan Stafford (UK)
Sheila Wallace (UK)

North America

James Baker (Canada)
Ian Clark (Canada)
Jean-Charles Grégoire (Canada)
Kamleh J. Nicola (Canada)
David A. Ruston (Canada)
Kevin Shipley (Canada)
Amrita V. Singh (Canada)

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