Patent Law

A patent is one of the best ways to protect an idea or an invention and the team has a strong reputation and real commercial experience in the full range of patent law issues

We are able to support you with patent legal advice from protection of your initial ideas and inventions through to potential infringement, challenges to the validity of patents, enforceability of patents, ownership and licensing disputes of patents, injunctions and seizures of evidence.

How Our Patents & New Technologies Experts Can Help

Why Choose Us?

Our team’s litigation experience and successes in patent law is second to none with nationally recognised experience and expertise ready to advise you
We regularly appear in the Court of Appeal, High Court and the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court on a wide variety of cases, many of which have received national recognition
We work regularly with overseas clients and coordinate actions across other jurisdictions in related proceedings

Our Work

Patent Infringement Litigation

Salts Healthcare Ltd

Acting for Salts Healthcare Ltd, who had to defend themselves in a major piece of patent infringement litigation against their competitor Coloplast A/S involving a key product. Coloplast’s patent was found invalid. What was the bit we did? The case was reported here [2021] EWHC 3 (Pat). The case involved parallel proceedings in the UK courts and the European Patent Office.

Patent Enforcement

Marflow Engineering Ltd

We acted for Marflow Engineering Ltd, who successfully enforced their patent against competitor Cassellie Ltd, who were selling a shower fixing unit that was found to infringe Marflow’s patent. Marflow secured an injunction and substantial compensation. The case is reported here [2019] EWHC 410 (IPEC).

Patent Infringement Proceedings

Mzuri Ltd

We acted for Mzuri Ltd, who had to defend themselves against patent infringement proceedings brought by competitor Claydon Yield-O-Meter Ltd involving their seed drill product. Claydon’s patents were found invalid. The case was reported here [2021] EWHC 1007 (IPEC). The case has attracted a good deal of commentary because of the detailed exploration by the judge of “prior use”. This case too involved parallel proceedings in the UK courts and the European Patent Office.

Our Patents & New Technologies Experts

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