We make sure ideas are better protected and working harder

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In the complex and ever-evolving area of IP law, we’re here to tell you in clear terms where you stand and what your options are. So not just whether an idea is protectable and how you can go about it, but whether it makes commercial sense to do so. Our services extend from an exploratory chat about your situation through to detailed support on areas such registering your intellectual property, managing your IP portfolio and enforcing your rights in court.

Our services

Patents

Want to protect the invention you’ve spent time and money developing? Thinking about selling or licensing your idea to generate income? A patent could give you the protection and returns you’re looking for.

How it works
Global know-how

We draft, file and prosecute patent applications worldwide. We can suggest the most effective filing strategy for your situation, whether it’s UK-only, European or international

All kinds of portfolios

With experience of advising UK and international clients on portfolios of all types and sizes, we can help you manage and generate maximum value from your intellectual property.

Broad technical expertise

Our patent team is recognised as an authority on a wide range of technical areas including biotechnology, chemistry, electronics, IT & software, life sciences, mechanical devices and physics.

Our patent services include
  • Patent drafting
  • Filing and prosecuting patent applications before UKIPO, EPO and worldwide
  • Invention spotting and IP harvesting
  • Oppositions and appeals before the EPO
  • Infringement and validity opinions and advice
  • Patent portfolio management
  • Patent searching and freedom to operate searching
  • IP strategy and portfolio management
  • Due diligence
  • Renewals, maintenance fees, proof of working, address for service