Awards & Rankings

HFG is recommended practice by Legal 500 since 2010 (No.1 in Shanghai) and by MIP, ranked in Chambers and Partners and WTR 1000. In 2014 HFG has been again selected as finalist in the category “IP Law Firm of the Year” for the Asian Legal Business Awards.

Leading Firm since 2014 ranked by Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific


Nicola Aporti was recognized as a Client Choice winner in 2016.


WTR 1000 Recommended Firm 2014

World Trademark Review 1000 Recommended Firm 2015
Legal 5001st IP Firm in Shanghai recommended by Legal 500 since 2010  
Leading Firm and Recommended Lawyer 2015 

Recommended by Managing Intellectual Property
Fabio Giacopello and Eric Su have been identfied as IP Stars (2014) by MIP

Fabio Giacopello and Eric Su have been recognised as IP Stars (2015) by MIP Trademark & Copyrigh HFG has also been ranked by MIP for a their IP expertise accross Trademark, Patent & Copyright

  Fabio Giacopello has been nominated as an Asia IP Expert for Trade Marks (2014) by Asia IP. 
Client Choice 2013
Fabio Giacopello is winner of the “Client Choice Award – Trademark Category, China” of ILO in 2013  
Nominated as “Best Service Provider“ by Akzo Nobel in 2012