William Fry Wins Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year 2011

By William Fry, PRNE
Tuesday, April 12, 2011

DUBLIN, April 13, 2011 - William Fry was awarded Irish Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year
2011 by Managing Intellectual Property at its annual global awards ceremony
in London's Dorchester Hotel on April 6, 2011.

The prestigious award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in
Intellectual Property, saw William Fry win out over competition from other
Intellectual Property firms in Ireland.

William Fry has Ireland's premier Intellectual Property (
www.williamfry.ie/practice-area/intellectual_property.aspx) practice,
working on many of Ireland's leading commercial and contentious matters in
relation to intellectual property.

Carol Plunkett (www.williamfry.ie/staff/carol_plunkett.aspx),
joint head of William Fry's IP Practice, said:

"William Fry is absolutely delighted to have won this award which
recognizes service excellence. Ireland has a world class intellectual
property regime. There is no question but that innovation is one of this
country's greatest assets and we are pleased to be able to support and help
companies protect their intellectual property whether in the sphere of heart
disease medicine, social media or consumer goods."

David Cullen (www.williamfry.ie/staff/david_cullen.aspx), joint
head of IP Practice, commented:

"Intellectual Property is a dynamic and innovative area that is an
increasingly important driver in the Irish economy. We have world class
people and companies here. Our Intellectual Property practice has advised on
some of the most significant deals and cases in the market. We have advised
Jacob Fruitfield Foods Group on infringement relating to its fig rolls, Aviva
on the naming rights of the Aviva Stadium and Astra Zeneca on a patent
infringement action relating to its Nexium product. Our strong client base
includes household names such as Aviva, Starbucks, Abercrombie & Fitch,
Yahoo!, Wendy's, Dune Group, Trinity Biotech, Smurfit Kappa and Boyne

For further information please contact:

Website: www.williamfry.ie

    Sinead Hennebry
    T: +353-1-489-6429
    E: sinead.hennebry@williamfry.ie

    Ruth Burnside
    T: +353-1-618-8421
    E: Ruth.Burnside@fleishmaneurope.com


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