Businesses offering innovative products and processes will wish to enforce their patents to protect their R&D investment and market share.
They may need to defend themselves against similar claims brought by competitors.
We have a strong reputation for cost effective patent litigation, being one of the few teams outside London with real depth of experience in this area. We have been involved in the full range of issues including infringement, challenges to validity, ownership, licensing disputes, injunctions and seizure of evidence
We have experience of many areas of technology, from textiles and medical devices to household products and complex machinery. We have appeared in the Court of Appeal, High Court and the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court on a wide variety of cases, many of which have been reported in the law reports
Often our work is for overseas clients and involves coordinating action across other jurisdictions in related proceedings. We have built up a network of overseas lawyers with whom we have worked on a variety of cases and can offer our clients a global service
Our work always has your commercial goals at its heart. We will use our substantial collective experience and know-how in the protection, enforcement and exploitation of IP rights to find innovative and commercially-minded solutions. We have a proud history of success in acting for clients across a diverse range of goods and services.
How we work with you
We work on the basis that your best interests are our interests. We take the time to understand your business and how best to exploit or defend your position whilst always having your objectives front of mind.