Top 100 Ranking For Supplier Shows Importance of IP and Legal Support Services

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HONG KONG, April 9, 2014 — CPA Global, one of the world’s leading providers of outsourced intellectual property (IP) and legal support services, has been named in the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals’ (IAOP’s) Global Outsourcing 100 for a fourth time.

This prestigious top 100 listing covers the leading players in all disciplines of outsourcing, including the largest IT and business process outsourcing (BPO) organisations. Companies selected for The Global Outsourcing 100 undergo a rigorously judged application process that assesses four critical characteristics: size and growth, customer satisfaction, depth of competence, and management capabilities.

Anand Sharma, CPA Global’s Director, IP and Legal Support Services, said: “We are honoured to have again been selected for this authoritative industry listing. Our ranking amongst some of the world’s biggest outsourcing companies highlights the importance of outsourced IP and legal support services. This is a fast-growing area and our high-level recognition by the IAOP reflects the key role that CPA Global is playing in developing the sector.”

Debi Hamill, IAOP CEO, commented: “Congratulations to CPA Global. At a time when there is a growing need to outsource, The Global Outsourcing 100 has become an invaluable reference tool to help companies research service providers. The companies named on this list have demonstrated their expertise following a rigorous, independently judged process and represent the top in the industry.”

Jagdish Dalal, Chairman of the judges’ panel and IAOP’s Chief Advisor, Thought Leadership, said: “Each year, the competition to be named to The Global Outsourcing 100 continues to reach higher levels. Given the strong competition, getting named to these lists is a great recognition and the companies featured should be proud of achieving excellence in the field.”

About CPA Global
CPA Global is a world-leading provider of intellectual property and legal support services.  With offices across Europe, the United States and Asia Pacific, CPA Global supports many of the world’s best known corporations and law firms with a range of IP and broader legal services, helping them to manage risk, cost and capacity, and realise greater value for their businesses.

In the outsourced legal services sector, CPA Global provides high quality and cost-efficient legal support services such as transaction support, document review, contract management, anti-bribery and compliance, and legal research through global delivery centres in the US, Europe and India.

On the IP side of the business, CPA Global helps corporates and law firms in managing valuable intellectual assets, such as patents, designs and trademarks, ensuring that IP portfolios are protected, maintained and regularly reviewed in order to maximise value. Working closely with its clients, CPA Global ensures they have the best information on which to base IP decisions, and the best support in terms of helping implement those decisions.

Founded in Jersey, Channel Islands in 1969, CPA Global today employs more than 1,700 people, serving clients’ needs in 200 jurisdictions through its own offices and an extensive agent network. CPA Global’s diverse client list ranges from major global corporations, headquartered in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, to small and medium-sized enterprises and innovation start-ups; and from top international law firms to national and regional law and IP firms.  For further information, please visit: .

About IAOP
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is the global, standard-setting association and advocate for outsourcing professionals and the organisations they support. With more than 120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP helps companies increase their outsourcing success rate, improve their outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing across their businesses. To learn more, visit .

About The Global Outsourcing 100
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is in its ninth year of compiling its annual ranking of the world’s best outsourcing service providers and advisors — The Global Outsourcing 100. As part of The Global Outsourcing 100, IAOP also introduced a new list in 2009, The World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors.

The Global Outsourcing 100 and its sub-lists are essential references for companies seeking new and expanded relationships with the best companies in the industry. The lists include companies from around the world that provide the full spectrum of outsourcing services — not just information technology and business process outsourcing, but also facility services, real estate and capital asset management, manufacturing and logistics.

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