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Patents & innovation

Our Patents and Innovation team is recognised as one of the best in Europe. From startups to multinationals, our knowledge spans the technology, life sciences, telecoms, electronics and software, chemicals and automotive sectors.

We know it's important to keep you ahead of local and international patent developments, and will ensure your invention and ingenuity is protected. Our in-house lawyers have a stellar reputation for high-value patent litigation, patent licensing, R&D collaborations and resolving contractual disputes involving such commercial relationships. In fact, many of our lawyers have inhouse expertise and various technical degrees.

Because we have a deep understanding of patent regimes in all key international jurisdictions, we can design global patent strategies that will maximise the value of your IP across borders.

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Major European patent law publishing project ahead of the Unified Patent Court led by our specialists

26 September 2022

by Dr Paul England

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The challenging timeline of patent infringement proceedings before the Unified Patent Court

23 September 2022

by multiple authors

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How EU digital and UK data regulations will impact the pharmaceutical industry

15 September 2022

by Victoria Hordern

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Product liability & product safety

Standstill in the approval process for CBD products as novel foods

14 September 2022

by Dr. Daniel Tietjen

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Our team

Please feel free to contact any of the people listed here for more information about our capabilities and their expertise. You can also search for a particular individual or see the whole team by using our people finder.

Tools and online services

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Synapse is our thought leadership microsite, connecting you with news and analysis on legal and commercial issues in the life sciences.

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Patent map

Our patent map is a unique online interactive tool which compares the patent litigation regimes across Europe.

It allows the user to select countries in Europe and instantly get answers to the key questions about the law and practice for patent litigation in each country.

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