Patents & Patent Litigation

Protecting and defending your market share in innovative products

Businesses offering innovative products and processes will wish to enforce their patents to protect their R&D investment and market share.

  • 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 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.

Other Intellectual Property Legal Services

 

Advertising & Media

Our determined team of intellectual property specialists ensure that you’re protected – reputationally, financially and creatively.

 

Trade marks, Brands & Designs

In many cases, brands and reputation have been built up over many years, and are amongst a company’s most important assets – Our work always has your commercial goals at its heart.

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