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.

Chambers Guide Asia-Pacific

Intellectual Property in Australia (Firms) 2023

Griffith Hack – Band 3

Intellectual Property: Patents in Australia (Individuals) 2023

Derek Baigent – Band 4

The Legal 500 Australia

Leading Intellectual Property Firm 2023

Griffith Hack – Tier 2

Leading Individual, Intellectual Property 2023

Derek Baigent

IP Stars (Managing IP)

Trade Marks 2023

Griffith Hack – Tier 1

Patent Prosecution 2022

Griffith Hack – Tier 1

Patent Disputes 2022

Griffith Hack – Tier 3

Trade Mark Stars 2023

Nicola Scheepers

Patent Stars 2023

Janelle Borham
Karen Sinclair
Amanda Stark

Rising Stars 2022

Jack Collings
Sarah Cox
Dr Simone Shu-Yen Lee

Notable practitioners 2022

Gavin Adkins
Dr Simone Shu-Yen Lee
Toby Thompson
Jennifer Wyndham-Wheeler

World IP Review (WIPR) Leaders

Patent Leaders 2022

Amanda Stark
Janelle Borham
Leanne Oitmaa

Trade Mark Leaders 2022

Emma Mitchell
Leanne Oitmaa
Nicola Scheepers

IAM Patent 1000

Prosecution 2022

Griffith Hack – Gold

Litigation 2022

Griffith Hack – Bronze

Recognised Individuals 2022

Derek Baigent – Bronze (Litigation)
Leanne Oitmaa – Bronze (Litigation)
Janelle Borham – Recommended (Prosecution)
David Hughes – Recommended (Prosecution)

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 & Strategy 2023

Griffith Hack – Gold

Enforcement and Litigation 2023

Griffith Hack – Bronze

Ranked Individuals


Best Lawyers

Leading Individuals, Intellectual Property 2024

Derek Baigent (9th consecutive year)
Kellie Stonier (5th consecutive year)

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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