Griffith Hack principals Amanda Stark and Janelle Borham have been named as Patent Stars in the IP STARS 2022 rankings by Managing IP.
This result highlights Amanda and Janelle’s standing as leaders in patent work both within Australia and internationally.
Earlier in 2022, Griffith Hack was also named as a Tier 1 firm for Trade Mark Prosecution and a Tier 3 firm for Trade Mark Contentious by IP STARS, with Anne Makrigiorgos recognised as a Trade Mark Star.
Published by Managing IP, IP STARS recognises firms and senior practitioners who have been identified as leaders in their fields and is considered one the most comprehensive and widely respected guides in the IP profession.
About Amanda & Janelle
Amanda is one of the leading patent practitioners in the Australian biotechnology space. She is also a key member of Griffith Hack’s leadership team, heading up the ChemLife practice group and leading the International Business Development and Foreign Associate Relationship program.
Amanda has a reputation for grasping complex legal and technical issues and developing creative solutions to achieve targeted results. Known in the industry for her tenacity and lateral thinking, clients transfer their work to Amanda when issues arise that most attorneys cannot resolve.
Janelle Borham is a principal and patent and trade marks attorney based in Melbourne. She is also the current president of the Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia.
Janelle provides strategic IP advice to large corporations locally and overseas, and assists clients drafting patent specifications. She has particular expertise in the area of food sciences, working with multinationals in an area that has changed significantly over the last 20 years.