Tom Gumley from FPA Patent Attorneys is 1 of only 8 professionals from Australia included in the prestigious IAM Strategy 300 guide

Date: 2019-07-04
Author: James Cherry

FPA Patent Attorneys is pleased to announce that Principal Tom Gumley has been included in this year's Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP StrategistsHe is 1 of only 8 professionals from Australia included in the IAM Strategy 300 which identifies individuals who are leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximise the value of IP portfolios.


    Tom Gumley

Individuals are listed from all kinds of entities and cannot qualify unless they are nominated from outside of their organisation, and then only those individuals who further research shows to have exceptional skills as well as profound insights into the development, creation and management of IP value, are featured. The strict selection criteria involves face-to-face and telephone interviews with senior members of the global IP community.

“I am delighted to be included in this prestigious guide and I am very grateful that my clients took the time to complete my nomination. For me, IP strategy continues to be both a passion and an exciting, ongoing professional challenge” said Tom.

FPA Patent Attorneys Managing Principal James Cherry congratulated Tom on achieving this global recognition and career milestone.

“I am particularly pleased to see Tom acknowledged for his patent strategy expertise which is an important area of expertise particularly in our local market.”

“It further builds upon our commitment to deliver exceptional service to our clients each and every time.” said James.

Tom’s individual award complements the firm once again been awarded in the top category of “Highly Recommended” for its expertise in patent prosecution by the Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Professionals 2019. This guide features Principals James Cherry, Chris Bird, Daneta Crump, John Dower, Carl Harrap, Adam Denley, Tom Gumley and Karen Bentley and describes the firm as “Providing a highly personalised and top-notch service on technically complex matters.”

Recently FPA Patent Attorneys has also been recognised as global leaders by key publications from Managing Intellectual Property (MIP). Principal Daneta Crump is in the Top 250 Women in IP 2019, Principals James Cherry, John Dower, Tom Gumley and Chris Bird are MIP Stars, Senior Associates Alister McCowan and Akanksha Dahiya are MIP Rising Stars and the firm was awarded MIP Australian Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year 2019.