Pernod Ricard wins two Awards at the World Trademark Review’s Industry Awards05/27/2010
Pernod Ricard today announces that its intellectual property team has won two prestigious awards for the work made on its brands.
Pernod Ricard owns 18 internationally acclaimed global brands and many local brands, including 18 recognised as leaders in their local markets.
These annual awards are designed to recognise the vitally important work carried out by in-house trademark counsel, and to identify the teams and individuals that are performing their functions to the highest possible standards. The winners are selected from nominations received from the global trademark community. The awards were presented at the Harvard Club in Boston in May 25th.
Ian FitzSimons, General Counsel of Pernod Ricard commented: "We are delighted to see that Pernod Ricard has once again been recognised by the trademark and IP community for its sterling efforts in the field of intellectual property. These two awards demonstrate that Pernod Ricard's IP team now ranks amongst the best global IP teams and we would like to thank the IP experts who have chosen to nominate us."
About Pernod Ricard
Pernod Ricard is the world’s n°2 in wines and spirits with consolidated Sales of € 8,558 million in 2014/15. Created in 1975 by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has undergone sustained development, based on both organic growth and acquisitions: Seagram (2001), Allied Domecq (2005) and Vin&Sprit (2008). Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector: Absolut Vodka, Ricard pastis, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Royal Salute and The Glenlivet Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish whiskey, Martell cognac, Havana Club rum, Beefeater gin, Kahlúa and Malibu liqueurs, Mumm and Perrier- Jouët champagnes, as well Jacob’s Creek, Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo, Graffigna and Kenwood wines. Pernod Ricard employs a workforce of approximately 18,000 people and operates through a decentralised organisation, with 6 “Brand Companies” and 80 “Market Companies” established in each key market. Pernod Ricard is strongly committed to a sustainable development policy and encourages responsible consumption. Pernod Ricard’s strategy and ambition are based on 3 key values that guide its expansion: entrepreneurial spirit, mutual trust and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard is listed on Euronext (Ticker: RI; ISIN code: FR0000120693) and is part of the CAC 40 index.
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