INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SERVICES

Sectors

Our client base is diverse and widespread. It includes international corporations, public sector organisations, and high growth technology SMEs. We also act for private equity houses, entrepreneurial start-up businesses, and overseas law firms. 

Our clients are innovative, thoughtful, and discerning. They challenge us to understand their businesses and their technologies, and that’s the way we like it. From that experience, our attorneys have built an impressive depth and breadth of commercial and technical knowledge across a range of industries. This enables us to provide good advice – in context.

Industry experience

Our industry experience includes:

  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Building and construction
  • Chemical engineering
  • Communications
  • Drilling and mining
  • Offshore and subsea
  • Education
  • Electronics and optoelectronics​
  • Oil and gas
  • Fast-moving consumer goods
  • Food and drink
  • Financial services
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Inorganic and organic chemistry
  • Lasers and optics
  • Manufacturing
  • Renewable energy
  • Medical devices
  • Molecular biology, biochemistry and microbiology
  • Optical document security and anti-counterfeiting
  • Retail
  • Semiconductors and MEMS
  • Software and data processing
  • Sporting goods and equipment
  • Utilities

Case studies

International trade mark portfolio management

We clarified and organised the ownership of our client’s newly acquired suite of international trade mark registrations, and implemented plans to strengthen their global trade mark portfolio.

IP strategy for engineering services

We reviewed and defined an established engineering group’s IP strategy, ensuring that it reflected company growth and that its software products were appropriately protected.

Integrated IP support services

We provided a patent attorney to work in-house and manage the patent portfolio of a pioneering O&G service company, reducing the burden on senior management.

Technology start-up

We developed a patent portfolio for a start-up oil and gas business, supporting an ambitious exit plan and adding significant value to the business when sold.