March 7, 2022

James & Wells awarded gold banding in WTR 1000 2022 rankings, six individuals ranked


We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a gold band in World Trademark Review 1000 2022. WTR 1000 describes the gold band as ‘Firms and individuals in the gold band are those that attract the most positive comments from sources and undertake the most sophisticated work.’

WTR 1000 says: “The trademark team’s frequent partnership with the litigation team on opposition, revocation, invalidation and infringement matters has carved out one of the most comprehensive offerings in the market.”

As well as the gold band, six leading James & Wells practitioners have been recognised by WTR 1000 2022 as Trademark Stars. Please join us in congratulating the following James & Wells trademark experts:

Ben Cain – Trademark Star 2022

Gus Hazel – Trademark Star 2022

Carrick Robinson – Trademark Star 2022

Jason Wach – Trademark Star 2022

Tim Walden – Trademark Star 2022

Ceri Wells – Trademark Star 2022

Partner Ceri Wells says: “It’s an honour to once again have our trademark team recognised in the WTR 1000. James & Wells has the most experienced trade mark team in New Zealand with several practitioners having been specialising in trademark work for more than 25 years. We’re incredibly proud to have a team of world leading trademark experts at James & Wells. Their sought-after expertise and dedication to client service has been perfectly captured by the WTR 1000’s glowing review. I extend my congratulations to all.”

WTR 1000 – the World’s Leading Trademark Professionals – a unique guide that identifies the top trademark professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise.

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