Inventions & Patents

More often than not the key to getting it right lies in ensuring that your team has not only the necessary legal expertise but also understands the background to the concepts and inventions involved.

Our team can provide crucial advice at the early stages of the development of inventions and concepts, which often proves critical later on when you are seeking to protect your intellectual property rights. We have significant experience of helping entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers to both claim and defend their rights, and just as importantly to commercialise their inventions. Working closely with patent attorneys, we oversee our clients’ successful patent applications, and then engage in monitoring and enforcement strategies to maximise the ongoing value of this IP asset.

In corporate transactions, we can assess and value the patents that form part of a target’s asset portfolio, having worked on transactions in the bio-pharmaceutical, engineering and defence space where patents are typically of the keenest value. Members of our team have also worked within the licensing teams of large corporate clients, advising on the ongoing protection and commercialisation of licensing strategies.