14 February 2020

World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR1000) Recognises Venner Shipley

The annual rankings, specialising in trade marks praised Venner Shipley as “professional, responsive and dependable, creating an in-house solution, which allows IP owners to enjoy secure access to their trademark portfolios 24/7, one of the first firms to combine patent and trademark attorneys, solicitors and barristers under a single roof to provide truly comprehensive coverage.”

Our partners David Birchall, Paul Harris and James Tumbridge also received individual recognition. David Birchall is described as providing “clients with no doubt at all that they are in good hands. His combination of personal contact and technical acuity is a sure-fire win.”

The guide also endorsed James Tumbridge as “a valuable resource in the partnership’s top-tier dispute resolution practice. As vice-chair of INTA’s geographical indications committee, he is at the centre of one of the hottest IP areas around. His courtroom skills have been used to great effect recently.” Paul Harris was also praised as an “inspired choice for the most procedurally complex disputes.”