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Maucher Jenkins

26 CAXTON STREET, LONDON, SW1H 0RJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7931 7141
Fax:
Fax 020 7222 4660
Email:
Web:
www.maucherjenkins.com
Beijing, Farnham, Freiburg, London, Munich

Maucher Jenkins is a leading full-service IP firm advising clients in the UK, Germany and worldwide. Our attorneys advise innovative clients who wish to identify, establish, protect, exploit and enforce their IP rights. We have significant knowledge and experience in a range of technologies including engineering, manufacturing, materials, medtech, electronics and IT. As well as patents, trade marks, registered designs and oppositions, our growing litigation practice handles disputes in the European, English and German courts.

Types of work undertaken: The patent team’s expertise includes conducting innovation capture sessions, preliminary investigations and due diligence on securing a patent; drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications before the UK IPO and European Patent Office; conducting searches to avoid infringement; defending patent infringement claims and pursuing infringement litigation when opposing, reviewing, evaluating and managing patent portfolios; monitoring competitors’ portfolios; and advising on how to obtain patent protection worldwide.

The trade mark team advises on the registrability of new brand names and logos, conducts searches to locate any potentially conflicting third-party rights, files and prosecutes trade mark applications and acts on behalf of clients in relation to any disputes. Jenkins is also well placed to advise on domain name registration, copyright law and protecting against the actions of cyber squatters.

The attorneys can also look at design protection for new and innovative product shapes with an eye to identifying copyright and registrable or unregistered design matters that can strengthen an overall portfolio of rights. It counsels on effective action against copyright infringement, including seizure and detention of infringing goods.

The firm’s litigation practice handles disputes in the English Courts as well as managing multi-jurisdictional cases in Europe and beyond. Its litigators are experienced in a wide range of contentious IP matters including trade marks, passing off, patents, designs, domain names and company names. The firm also handles appeals in registration and contentious matters for UK and European trade marks, patents and designs, including before the High Court and, on a European level, the General Court and Court of Justice. For smaller matters, its litigators represent clients in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC), which has streamlined procedures designed to ensure that IP cases valued at less than £500K are heard in a focused way.

Other offices: Basel, Beijing, Farnham, Freiburg, Munich

Number of UK partners 12

Number of other UK fee-earners 20

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