Awards & recognition

We pride ourselves as being leaders in our fields, both in Australia and around the globe.

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Griffith Hack and our people are consistently recognised as leaders in their fields, receiving recognition by the following publications and awards committees in 2021/2022.

Chambers Guide Asia-Pacific

Intellectual Property in Australia (Firms) 2021

Griffith Hack – Band 3

Intellectual Property: Patents in Australia (Individuals) 2021

Derek Baigent – Band 4

The Legal 500

Leading Intellectual Property Firm 2022

Griffith Hack – Tier 2

IP Stars (Managing IP)

Trade Mark Prosecution 2022

Griffith Hack – Tier 1

Trade Mark Contentious 2022

Griffith Hack – Tier 3

Patent Prosecution 2021

Griffith Hack – Tier 1

Patent Contentious 2021

Griffith Hack – Tier 3

Top 250 Women in IP 2021

Amanda Stark

Trade Mark Stars 2022

Anne Makrigiorgos
Nicola Scheepers

Patent Stars 2022

Janelle Borham
Karen Sinclair
Amanda Stark

Rising Stars 2021

Jeremy Robinson
Jennifer Wyndham-Wheeler

Notable practitioners 2021

Gavin Adkins
Toby Thompson

World IP Review (WIPR) Leaders

Patent Leaders 2022

Amanda Stark
Janelle Borham
Anne Makrigiorgos
Leanne Oitmaa

Trade Mark Leaders 2022

Anne Makrigiorgos
Emma Mitchell
Leanne Oitmaa
Nicola Scheepers

IAM Patent 1000

Prosecution 2021

Griffith Hack – Highly recommended

Litigation 2021

Griffith Hack – Bronze

Transactions 2021

Griffith Hack – Recommended

IAM Strategy 300

Ranked in IAM/IC, IP management consultancy, Legal, Licensing 2022

David Hughes

Doyle’s Guide

Leading Intellectual Property Lawyers – Queensland 2022

Kellie Stonier – Tier 3

Leading Intellectual Property Lawyer – Victoria 2022

Gavin Adkins – Recommended

Rising Star – Intellectual Property & TMT Law – Victoria 2022

Simon Gapes

Leading Intellectual Property Law Firm – Queensland 2022

Griffith Hack – Tier 3

Leading Contentious Intellectual Property Law Firm – Victoria 2022

Griffith Hack – Recommended

Leading Contentious Intellectual Property Law Firm – NSW 2022

Griffith Hack – Recommended

Leading Non-Contentious Intellectual Property Law Firm – NSW 2022

Griffith Hack – Recommended

World Trademark Review 1000

Trade Mark Prosecution 2022

Griffith Hack – Silver

Enforcement and Litigation 2022

Griffith Hack – Bronze

Best Lawyers

Leading Individuals, Intellectual Property 2022


Derek Baigent
Anne Makrigiorgos
Kellie Stonier

Lexology Client Choice Awards 2021

Client Choice Award Winner – IP Patent Agents and Attorneys, Australia

Amanda Stark

Managing IP Asia-Pacific Awards 2021

Winner – Patent Contentious Patent & Trademark Attorney Firm of the Year

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