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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


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


UK High Court finds patent for Metoject® technology invalid on the ground of obviousness A recent UK High Court judgement confirms the importance of seeking to “clear the way” for generic pharmaceutical companies – April 2016


Can you keep up with the PACE? A revised programme for accelerated prosecution of European patent applications (PACE) at the EPO has entered into force – March 2016


Effects on IP rights should the UK exit from the European Union An IP specific update on the potential Brexit from the European Union – March 2016


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