"No other UK-originated firm knows Asian markets quite like Rouse."
World Trademark Review has published its annual WTR 1000 rankings, identifying the best IP advisers across the world.
Rouse has once again achieved excellent rankings, maintaining its position as a recommended international firm.
In China, Rouse was once again ranked as a Highly-Recommended Firm, described as "a global firm with a laser focus on emerging markets" and the "preferred choice for companies seeking to establish and safeguard their brands in China."
In the UAE, Rouse maintained its Gold ranking from the previous year, with WTR stating that, "Rouse knows how best to get the right results for clients in a lean and cost-efficient way". Vietnam also held onto its Gold ranking with WTR stating, "Virtually no other international firm has more Asian IP experience than Rouse".
In Indonesia, Rouse maintained its Gold ranking for Prosecution and Strategy and is also recommended for Enforcement and Litigation.
In Hong Kong, Rouse was ranked Silver for Enforcement and Litigation with WTR describing the firm as, "a trusted guide for companies seeking to establish themselves in the East Asian marketplace."
In Thailand, Rouse ranked Silver with WTR shedding light on the firm's "vast regional coverage and cutting-edge expertise" and in the Philippines, Baranda also maintained its Silver ranking with WTR saying the firm was, "most acclaimed for its redoubtable enforcement capabilities," and has a "consistently creative and thorough approach".
Rouse UK also maintained its Silver ranking with WTR explaining, "The WTR 1000-listed partners all wear different hats, but collectively provide one of the most well-rounded brand protection services on the market."
With large numbers of Rouse lawyers also achieving stellar rankings, it has been a positive showing for the firm.