Our patent specialists cover the full range of technologies with particular expertise in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, semiconductors, mobile telephony, electrical engineering and computer-implemented inventions.

We have acted in leading patent infringement cases, which have shaped the law. We have helped leading technology companies manage and enforce their patent rights in the EU. With specialists in the strategically important jurisdictions of the UK and Germany, we are on the spot in the cities where patent disputes are most likely to be fought. In all cases, we draw upon the technical and legal knowledge our lawyers have built up in this specialist area.

We also advise on the registrability of inventions in Europe, including appropriate and cost effective strategies in the European Patent Office. We can also assist if you wish to licence, acquire or dispose of patent rights, and assess a market opportunity. We have particular experience of FRAND licensing issues relating to standard essential patents.

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