The Davies Collison Cave (DCC) Trade Marks group has once again been recognised as a leading top-tier firm in the WTR 1000 2020 rankings in areas of prosecution and strategy, and enforcement and litigation.

WTR describes DCC as:

'[t]he well-oiled machine that is Davies Collison Cave has topped the highest number of trademark filings in Australia since 2000 ... it is the boutique practice that sets the gold standard.'

Among our attorneys, DCC Managing Principal Michael Wolnizer is recognised as a specialist in international and internet-related trade marks, and is praised for his 'forward thinking and creativity'. Marion Heathcote is noted for her 'extensive knowledge and experience, [and] as a safe pair of hands. Stuart Green is passionate about brand protection, provides crystal-clear advice and delivers excellent results for clients. Carly Mansell is noted as being well researched, reasoned and responsive, while Nick Holmes is commercially minded and technically dextrous. Ian Drew was said to be flexible and focused and Adam Sears provides inspiring leadership to the prosecution practice.

We would like to congratulate the following DCC and Davies Collison Cave Law attorneys for this year's ranking:

Prosecution and strategy

Marion Heathcote

Michael Wolnizer

Adam Sears

Nick Holmes

Ian Drew

Carly Mansell

Stuart Green

Esther Seow

Enforcement and litigation

Chris Jordan

John Hannebery


Timothy Creek

To view the full WTR 1000 2020 rankings, please click here.