Sparke Helmore Lawyers' Intellectual Property team has been named the winner of the Patent Litigator of the Year – NSW category at Acquisition International's Patent Litigator of the Year 2016 Intellectual Property Awards.
The Awards acknowledge the top intellectual property professionals across the industry, including trademark, copyright, patent and litigation practices and their dedicated employees. Now in its third year, this awards program offers a unique resource detailing the major players in this industry for anyone seeking IP support services.
Shannon Platt, who is the National Head of the Intellectual Property Technology team and Head of the Corporate Group, was named "Intellectual Property Partner of the Year" at the 2016 Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards in April 2016. Shannon is on the firm's Executive Committee and is a member of two International Trade Mark Association Committees (Anticounterfeiting and ASIA Roundtable).