Our patents team provides expert, commercially focussed, advice on patents disputes and the exploitation of patents across a broad spectrum of technical disciplines.
We advise a wide range of clients, from small UK businesses to leading international industrial corporations. Our expertise includes:
- Disputes and issues related to disputes, including: patent infringement; validity, ownership, amendment and licensing, both in the UK and on a multi-jurisdictional basis
- Patent related transactions including the licensing and assignment of patent portfolios
We have in depth knowledge and experience of a range of technical fields, including medical devices and advanced healthcare products, engineering, chemicals, financial services and telecommunications.
News & Insights
How drug prices are hiked and what is being done to tackle the problem
Noel Wardle and Ian Wood examine the complex drug price-hike methods employed by pharmaceutical companies and how they are being tackled.
UPCA Principal Developments
The Unified Patent Court Agreement ("UPCA") was signed on 19 February 2013 by 24 of the then 27 EU Member States.