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Our partners and attorneys are highly qualified and highly experienced to advise you in all areas of Intellectual Property law. We advise start-ups, SMEs, and multinational corporations and ensure that your inventions, brands and designs are expertly protected.

Our specialist teams cover a huge range of industries and technical fields, from chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, to electronics, engineering and physics, to fashion, food and retail.

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Latest IP updates


EU Trade Secrets Directive On 14 April 2016 the European Parliament voted to adopt the text of a draft EU Trade Secrets Directive… – June 2016


Changes to the UK Patent Box There is a deadline of 30 June 2016 for electing into the Patent Box and for patent filing, for UK companies… – June 2016


An ethical victory at the EPO in the coffee war  Ethical Coffee Company (ECC) has won the latest skirmish in the protracted war surrounding capsule based coffee sales – May 2016


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