Charles Lloyd, partner in Taylor Wessing's international IP group, has been named in the Client Choice Awards 2020 as the winner of the Intellectual Property - Design & Trade Secrets category.
Nominated by long-standing clients, Charles was noted as a" fantastic attorney" who "thinks strategically and has an incredible reach of resources.” He was also praised as "an excellent counsel who delivers advice firmly but with elegance."
This is the second year that Charles has won a Client Choice Award. In 2019, he was named winner for UK Intellectual Property in the Trade Marks category.
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 2,000 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:
"This award is especially gratifying to win as it comes directly from nominations by my clients. I work within industries that are dynamic, challenging and stimulating. It is a real privilege to guide clients through the complex intellectual property and other issues that they entrust in me and to achieve success and find solutions with them."