We are proud to be an award-winning firm

We are consistently ranked and noted in leading Intellectual Property legal directories including:



The Legal 500  |   Chambers & Partners   |   WTR 1000

Managing IP Stars  |  The Financial Times

Juve Patent  |

IAM Patent 1000IAM Strategy 300 2022 |


Patent Partner Mike Jennings has been recognized in the IAM Strategy 300 – the World’s Leading IP Strategists 2022 after being nominated by his clients for his strategic advice and problem-solving abilities, and for his experience in patenting computer-related inventions.  IAM Strategy 300 refers to Mike as a “brilliant prosecutor and advocate for his clients” and a “thought-leader in the development of the law around subject matter eligibility for AI and computer-implemented inventions.”

This award follows ranking of the patent practice in the Legal500 ‘Top Tier’ for 2022, and recognition in ‘Financial Times Europe’s Leading Patent Firms 2022’, ‘WIPR Patent Leaders 2022’, and ‘IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2022’, and MIP’s IP Stars.

Our trade marks practice continues to go from strength to strength, with success in the UK courts and receiving fantastic client feedback.

IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2022

This week saw publication of the report ‘IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2022’ in which Dr Craig Turner’s “stellar track record before the EPO” was noted for his life science work. AA Thornton chairperson A

Adrian Bennett was recommended for mechanical engineering and Mike Jennings was identified as a “strategic thinker”. Mike particularly wishes to thank clients who told IAM’s researchers that “Mike is top-class in terms of his knowledge, skills and expertise. He is highly regarded as an AI expert and provides creative solutions.”

This adds to recent recommendations for the firm in the Financial Times report Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms, and recent recognition for Dr Varuni Paranavitane and Dr Simon Davies in WIPR Patent Leaders Directory 2022.

Legal 500 2021

Our Patent Attorneys:

‘The team are innovative and creative in their responses on challenging issues in software and telecoms prosecution. They listen to feedback, work to understand the business goals, and then work to create a path to issuance with those elements at the front of their mind. Their success rate and the quality of the claims they obtain is consistently high – an excellent combination.’

‘Great attention to details. They advise businesses and draft patents with the commercial aspects in mind.’


Our Trade Mark Attorneys:

‘The AAT team is extremely talented and their technical IP expertise is impressive. They are great at adapting to the client’s business needs and they appoint the most appropriate team member to each matter.’

‘A great team of specialist trade mark attorneys and practitioners. Down-to-earth, business-friendly advice from people who not only know the technicalities of trade mark law and practice here and elsewhere, but understand how trade marks work for businesses.’


Our Litigation Solicitors:

‘Exceptional knowledge and experience in complex IP litigation, including in the area of complex emerging technologies.

‘Geoff Hussey simplifies everything and makes managing litigation easy for in-house counsel. A strategic, pragmatic and commercially minded lawyer, he knows how to read adversaries and when to apply leverage. Straightforward and easy to work with.’



Chambers & Partners 2021

My overall impression is one of a very professional and approachable organisation that takes you carefully and clearly through the complexity of the legal issues” 

“very knowledgeable both in the subject matter and in the legal aspects of prosecution,” adding: “They are very efficient and extremely thorough in their analysis.”

“extensive range of skills and experience.”