2015awards we achieved in 2015
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Best IP Law Boutique Firm – Gauteng (South Africa)
Following months of vote counting, research and analysis Gunter Attorneys was named a winner in the 2015 African Corporate Excellence Awards and received the award for “Best IP Law Boutique Firm – Gauteng (South Africa)”. The 2015 African Corporate Excellence Awards are dedicated to recognising the changing fortunes of businesses across Africa and to reward the people and firms that have done such tremendous work to carve out a place for themselves among the most exciting and vibrant anywhere in the world. The awards focus on all aspects of business, from the top level decision makers to the often unheralded, but no less vital, support and behind the scenes staff.
Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year – South Africa
Gunter Attorneys received the Lawyers Worldwide Awards 2015 for “Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year – South Africa”. The 2015 Lawyers Worldwide Awards recognize a select number of leading professional firms across the globe for their individual areas of specialization, and particularly salute the firms and individuals that have performed to exceptional levels during one of the most difficult economic periods that the global economy has experienced for decades. A total of 84,500 electronic voting forms were distributed and over 21,000 votes were received, demonstrating a 25.3% response rate. The poll represents who the readership believes are the leading professional firms within the various areas of specialization across the various geographical regions.
2015 Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year – South Africa
Gunter Attorneys received the Corporate LiveWire Global Award for the “2015 Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year – South Africa”. Corporate LiveWire Global Awards honor firms and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in the corporate, legal and finance world, internationally, and particularly look for those who have consistently shown best practice and innovation in their work. The Corporate LiveWire Global Awards are based on independent research from the award organizers, who are based in Europe.
Best IP Boutique Firm in South Africa 2015
In October 2015 Gunter Attorneys received the Acquisition International Legal Award for the “Best IP Boutique Firm in South Africa 2015″. During a period of 6 weeks AI invited over 630,000 legal professionals and all 108,000 readers of Acquisition International to cast their votes and nominate individuals and firms that they considered worthy of this award. After voting closed, a dedicated research team compiled case studies in respect of all nominees, after which all case studies were reviewed by AI’s judging panel, who were responsible for deciding on the winners. This prestigious award officially recognises Gunter Attorneys as one of the most outstanding performers in the IP legal services sector.
Best in IP Commercialisation – South Africa"; and (ii) "Best for Intellectual Property – South Africa
After months of vote counting, research and deliberation by an expert in-house awards judging panel, Gunter Attorneys was awarded the following two awards in the prestigious Acquisition International 2015 Intellectual Property Awards: (i) “Best in IP Commercialisation – South Africa”; and (ii) “Best for Intellectual Property – South Africa”. These recognitions are given purely on merit and as a winner, Gunter Attorneys is recognised as one of the very best in what is an extremely specialised, competitive and rapidly evolving field, as recognised by our clients and peers.