World Trademark Review 2020

All of our Trade Mark Attorneys feature on the WTR 1000. Furthermore, Tomkins has maintained its Gold Tier Agency ranking with the WTR. The WTR is the only definitive guide exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark professionals. The guide serves as a one-stop source of reference for anyone seeking superlative trademark professionals.


Global Law Experts 2020

Olivia Catesby is  Engineering & Electronic Patents Lawyer of the Year – Ireland for 2020.

Cathal is IP Law Expert of the Year - Ireland for 2020.


Managing Intellectual Property 2019

Tomkins has received the following rankings in the Managing IP annual IP Stars review for 2019:

  • Patent Prosecution - Tier 1
  • Trade Mark Prosecution - Tier 1

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MIP IP Stars 2019

Tomkins practioners have been recognised as follows for 2019:

  • Patent Star - Olivia Catesby 
  • Patent Star - Cathal Lane 
  • Patent Star - Christina Gates 
  • Patent Star - sinead Skrba
  • Trade Mark Star - Simon Gray 
  • Trade Mark Star/ Top 250 Women in IP - Hazel Tunney
  • Rising Star - Andrew Waldron

IAM Patent 1000

The World’s Leading Patent Professionals lists Tomkins as one of only three Irish firms worthy of its highest tier ("highly recommended") for patent prosecution and in individuals lists Christina Gates, Cathal Lane and Olivia Catesby as leading patent prosecuters in Ireland.  


WWL - Who's Who Legal

Since 1996 Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners and consulting experts in business law based upon comprehensive, independent research.

Christina Gates and Cathal Lane feature as experts in Patents, with Partners Seamus Doherty, Simon Gray and Judy McCullagh listed as experts in Trade Mark Law for 2020


Global Law Experts

Since 2010, the Global Law Experts annual awards have been celebrating excellence, innovation and performance across the legal communities from around the world. 

  • Trademark Law Firm of the Year in Ireland - 2016
  • Patents Law Firm of the Year in Ireland -  2014 and 2016

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