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Charles Lloyd named Trade Mark Lawyer of the Year at The Client Choice Awards 2019

Charles Lloyd, partner in Taylor Wessing's international IP group, has been named in the Client Choice Awards 2019 as the winner of the UK Intellectual Property in the Trade Marks category.

Nominated by long-standing client Cisco, Charles was noted for providing "advice on unique and complicated situations while bearing in mind his clients' business objectives". Another client praised him as a " fantastic attorney who thinks strategically and has an incredible reach of resources.”

The Client Choice Awards recognise standout lawyers around the world who practice excellent client care and provide quality service. The awards are unique in that nominees can only be put forward by general counsel. The criteria for this recognition focus on an ability to add real value to clients' business above and beyond the other players in the market. Winners are chosen from a pool of more than 2,500 individuals.

The award recognises Charles' position as a leader within the international IP market and celebrates his legal advice. Charles advises clients across the full range of IP and media law in litigation, transactions, filing and protection strategy, IP licensing, advertising and regulatory and sports law.

Commenting on the win, partner Charles Lloyd said:

"It's an honour to be given this award and I'd like to thank everyone in the Taylor Wessing team as well as our clients who made submissions. This award is doubly gratifying as longstanding client Cisco put me forward. I work within a dynamic, fast paced sector and it is a privilege to be able to guide our clients through some of the most challenging issues they will face with their intellectual property."