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Boult Wade Tennant LLP has 'unparalleled professionalism in UK and European IP matters' with 'fast response times', 'clear and concise advice', and 'a team of individuals with valuable expertise in various areas of technology'. Nick McLeish leads the high tech and electrical group, and alongside Tony Pluckrose  advised Boeing on its European patent portfolio. Nina White heads the biotechnology and life science group, and alongside Joanna Peak represented Hoffman-La Roche in opposing Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique's patent, which treats cognitive impairments for people with down syndrome. Matthew Spencer and James Legg defended Adaptive Biotechnologies from three opposing parties of its technology, which protects against immune profiling. Nick Widdowson is also a key figure and assisted Intelligent Fingerprinting with the development of its patent portfolio. Daniel Weston and Neil Thomson worked with Generale Biscuit on its patent portfolio. James Short assisted Gravity Industries with building its patent portfolio. Other noteworthy names include Alex Frost and Simon Kahn, who both acted for Hamamatsu Photonics against Leica Microsystems, which opposed the client's telemicroscopy patent. Adrian Hayes, Michelle Pratt and Jonathan Palmer are also recommended.

Carpmaels & Ransford LLP¬†focuses on the chemistry, engineering and technology sectors, with Ian Kirby¬†, Susan Kirsch¬†, Gary Small¬†,¬†Hugh Goodfellow¬†and managing partner Richard Jackson¬†at the fore.¬†Kirby heads the disputes team and recently defended Align Technologies against oppositions to its teeth retainer technology. Small is head of the engineering and technology team and recently represented¬†Ethicon, which faced oppositions to its barbed sutures. Paul Bettridge¬†is another key figure in the team and worked with Gilette on its defence against¬†Wilkinson Sword‚Äôs opposition of the client's ‚ÄėFusion‚Äô razor blades. Goodfellow heads the life sciences team and is supported by James Warner,¬†who acted for Gilead in the defence of its¬†tenofovir alafenamide patent against four opponents. Cameron Marshall¬†is also a key figure at the team and advised Merck on its significant appeal against Shionogi regarding the revocation of the latter's patent which was needed for Merck‚Äôs Isentress product.¬†Kirsch is head of the chemistry team.

D Young & Co LLP has a team of talented patent attorneys who possess 'strong technical expertise' and the 'level of service is exceptional'. Engineering, aerospace and medical devices expert Anthony Albutt is a key figure and worked with Fokker Aerostructures on patent drafting and prosecution. Zöe Clyde-Watson regularly conducts due diligence on patent portfolios and has additional expertise in drafting and prosecution. Garreth Duncan specialises in life sciences and is notably strong in obtaining supplementary protection certificates. Pharmaceuticals and nutrition are two key areas of interest for Kirk Gallagher, who is skilled in drafting, filing and prosecution. Catherine Mallalieu assisted cell and gene therapy specialists Oxford BioMedica with patent licensing issues. Charles Harding and Jonathan Jackson both focus on contentious matters, with Harding particularly well known for EPO oppositions and appeals, and Jackson specialising in the telecoms sector. David Meldrum, Simon O’Brien and Aylsa Williams are also recommended.

According to one client, 'the quality of advice at Dehns is outstanding' and the team is 'very effective at patent prosecution and invalidation attack and defence'. Leading the team is Alexander Piésold, Hanna Dzieglewska (head of biotechnology), Philip Towler (head of the chemical group), and John Tothill (head of engineering). Other key figures include Mark Bell, who worked with the US lighting products company Cree on its European patent applications and Laura Ramsay, who assisted Isansys Lifecar with the granting of a patent for its wireless cardiac monitoring device 'Lifetouch Sensor'. Patent portfolio management is a key specialty of Chris Goddard, who recently worked with Camurus on its portfolio. Matthew Hall and Adam Taylor conducted due diligence for EQT on the IP portfolio of its target company AutoStore. Associate Daniel Rowe drafted and filed the patent application for a test kit which measures bacteria and is used to detect bowel conditions. Alex Robinson, Barbara Rigby, Christopher Wilkins and Phillip Price are also recommended.

J A Kemp is 'extremely meticulous in fully understanding the business context, strategies and needs' of its clients, which include NBCUniversal, University of Vienna and Pharma UK. Celia Keen is head of the chemistry and pharmaceuticals team and has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patents. The 'excellent' Mark Roberts is 'very knowledgeable about European patent prosecution' and 'offers prompt and appropriate advice'. Other key team members are Patrick Campbell, Kieron Grehan, Andrew Webb, and Simon Wright, who are all 'excellent lawyers'. Key mandates included Chris Milton advising Semblant on the management of its patent portfolio and Amanda Simons assisting F2G with the drafting and prosecution of its new patent applications. Other recommended individuals include Ravi Srinivasan, John Leeming, Andrew Bentham, Sarah Roques, and Graham Lewis.

Kilburn & Strode LLP has a team which is 'very determined' and 'goes the extra mile', and a client roster that includes Boeing, Teva and Merck. Kristina Cornish leads the team and recently defended Janssen Pharmaceutica against a revocation by Sandoz and Hexal in relation to its HIV-related drug Prezista. Gwilym Roberts acted for Container Development in an opposition appeal pertaining to its new design for the top of a drinks can, which is more protective than on a standard drinks can. Tim Copsey and Jim Miller defended Keter Plastics against a revocation by an anonymous party in relation to its Easy Go Breeze bucket. Also recommended is Nick Lee, who represented Harvard College in its European patent for its gene editing technology CRISPR. Richard Howson worked with Ecotricity on its global patent protection strategy. Howson also worked alongside Robin Lloyd in assisting Reaction Engines with its UK patent grants regarding the pre-cooler of one of its rocket engines.

Marks & Clerk LLP runs the gamut of patent law work and has strong capabilities in life sciences, technology and engineering. Key figures at the firm include Sheila Wallace, who is an expert in chemicals and pharmaceuticals; telecoms and computing specialist Robert Lind; and Paul Chapman, who focuses on biotech, chemistry and pharmaceuticals. Mark Dauncey is particularly experienced in chemical engineering, cleantech and nanotechnology. Philip Martin, Julian Asquith and Peter Roberts are also highly recommended.

Mathys & Squire LLP 'really stands out from the crowd' thanks to an engineering, IT and electronics team whose advice is 'extremely technical due to its prior engineering degrees' and which has 'an impeccable understanding of IP law', and a life sciences and chemistry team that possesses 'strong scientific knowledge combined with comprehensive knowledge of European patent law'. Key figures from the engineering, IT and electronics team include Ilya Kazi, who advised Abbott Diabetes Care on the management of its patent portfolio. Sean Leach assisted Sevcon with the due diligence of its patent portfolio as part of its $200m sale to Borg Warner. Dani Kramer has 'the ability to draft clear, actionable and commercially relevant patent claims'. Paul Cozens, Alan MacDougall, Jane Clark and Catherine Booth are also recommended. On the life sciences and chemistry team, Martin MacLean is 'very sharp' and 'has a deep understanding of the law and the procedures at the EPO'. Chris Hamer is 'an outstanding lawyer' thanks to his 'combination of industry knowledge and attention to detail'. David Miller has been managing the patent portfolio of EngMab, which is new subsidiary of Celgene. Monika Rai,  Philippa Griffin, Toby Simpson and James Wilding are other noteworthy names on the team.

Mewburn Ellis LLP¬†predominantly works in the life sciences sector, with clients that include the University of Manchester,¬†Unilever and Cambridge Enterprise.¬† Simon Kiddle¬†is a key figure and recently advised Genentech and Hoffmann-La Roche on the defence of five EPO decisions involving the breast cancer treatment drug Herceptin. Also recommended is Se√°n Walton, who specialises in patent law relating to biotechnology.¬†Patent attorney Katherine Green¬†advised the University of California, Berkeley on the UK and European¬†patent filings for CRISPR‚ÄďCas9 technology, which was developed at a laboratory in the university.

Reddie & Grose LLP provides 'a consistently high-quality work product', and has a client roster that includes Qualcomm, Skyworks and Nordson. Patrick Lloyd co-heads the practice alongside tech specialist Aidan Robson and recently advised SITA on its global patent portfolio. Other notable names include Alice Findlay, who focuses on the mechanical and material science sectors, and Simon Goodman, who has a particular interest in the cleantech sector. Phil Bates is also a key figure and advised Avery Dennison on its European patent applications as well as assisting a firm with filing and drafting its patent applications. Other notable work highlights for the firm included Tom Sharman assisting Mahle Engine Systems with filing its patent applications, Nick Reeve acting for a major pharmaceutical company in defending two oppositions to patents for one of its by medical devices and Pete Sadler advising Chinese company Thunder Power on filing European patents for its electric vehicles.

A.A. Thornton & Co. divides its patent team into three core areas. Adrian Bennett leads the engineering, physics and mechanical devices patent team. Dr Craig Turner  leads the firm's chemistry, biotech and pharmaceuticals patents team, working alongside partners including  Lawrence King . Turner's work has included defending a patent opposition before the EPO for LycoRed brought by one of its competitors, which related to a food colouring formula. The third core group focuses on electrical engineering, electronics, telecoms and IT patents and is led by Mike Jennings. The firm's other clients include the likes of Cipla, Robert Bosch and IBM.

Barker Brettell LLP's Birmingham practice has 'a superb team' with 'real strength in depth' and 'really strong sector knowledge ‚Äď particularly in biotech, automotive, food and drink, and university education'.¬†John Lawrence¬†leads the team, which also has strength in the aerospace, engineering and medical spheres. Automotive electronics expert Andrew Tranter¬†is a key figure and mostly works on drafting and prosecution.¬†Jennifer Atkinson¬†is a 'highly skilled technician' with 'particular expertise in the university sector'. Also recommended are chemistry specialist Yvonne Johnson¬†and physics expert Alan Wilson, who is based in Southampton.

CMS is known for its 'very high-quality work' and 'prompt response times', and has a client roster that includes Qatar Airways and Apple. Life sciences specialist Robert Stephen leads the team and recently advised Insmed on EPO oppositions to protect its phase III asset ALIS. Other notable names include Helen Wallis and of counsel Rachel Free, who both have 'deep technical knowledge'. Wallis worked with Microsoft on patent drafting for technology originating from the EMEA region. Also recommended is biotech specialist Jane Hollywood.

The 'excellent' EIP is 'very responsive and professional in all matters' and has clients that include British American Tobacco, Unwired Planet and Visa. Jerome Spaargaren leads the team and specialises in electronics, computing and optics. He recently advised the semiconductor and software design company Arm on drafting and filing patents. Mechanical engineering expert Richard Gordon-Brown advised Airbus on drafting and prosecution issues. Other highlights for the firm included Chris Price advising Rakuten on opposing two patents relating to software and e-commerce and Matt Lawman assisting Reach Robotics with filing PCT applications. The 'extremely technical but also very personable' Iain Russell was recently made partner. Heather McCann, Laurence Brown, Andrew Sharples and Darren Smyth are also recommended.

Gill Jennings & Every LLP has a broad practice with key strengths in filing, prosecution and opposition work. Managing partner Peter Finnie leads the team and recently represented Focusrite Audio Engineering in infringement litigation. Other key figures include Michael Lord, who leads the IT and engineering group, and John Jappy, who heads the chemistry and life sciences team. Robert Skone recently advised Cash Processing Solutions on the question of whether its banknote sorting equipment caused any infringement. He also acted for De La Rue on the revocation of a patent owned by its competitor Arjo Wiggins, which involved a 3D security mark on documents. Fiona Stevens conducted due diligence on Karus Therapeutics' patent portfolio and assisted Vernalis with patent prosecution matters. Lucy Samuels, Arnie Clarke and Peter Arrowsmith are also highly recommended.

HGF Limited's divides its team into electronics, engineering, life sciences and chemistry groups. Sheffield-based Harry Hutchinson is head of electronics, Manchester-based Matthew Dixon is head of engineering, Glasgow-based Gary Wilson is head of chemistry and York-based Kate Taylor is head of life sciences. Key mandates undertaken by the firm included Wilson advising collagen manufacturer Devro on ten new patent applications, Jonathan Atkinson assisting The University of Manchester with its patent applications for graphene and Martyn Fish acting for Accord Healthcare in patent litigation against Research Technologies Corporation in which the client sought to invalidate the supplementary protection certificate behind the anti-epileptic drug lacosamide. Other clients include AstraZeneca, Birmingham University and GW Pharma.

At Maucher Jenkins, 'queries are answered promptly, knowledgeably and insightfully, always with an eye on the commercial elements that clients value so highly'. James Cross 'is able to understand matters very quickly' and 'explain options in a clear manner'. He assisted Sky with obtaining a European patent for its 'AdSmart' system, which provides targeted ads in broadcast content. Hugh Dunlop represented Qualcomm in a number of EPO hearings and advised Origami on applying for patent for its technology which monitors energy generation. Reuben Jacob is 'an experienced and knowledgeable practitioner' who recently defended Linpac Packaging from an anonymous opposition to its 'Elite' technology. Also recommended is Alvin Lam, who has 'an astonishing recall of patents filed and comparative laws' and 'his technical knowledge is without equal in patent work on AI, AR and machine learning'. He worked with Holition on its patent portfolio.

Potter Clarkson LLP provides 'pragmatic and appropriate advice' and has strong expertise in life sciences, chemistry, technology and energy. Managing partner Colin Baker leads the team and has extensive experience in advising on patents relating to chemicals and medical devices. Biotechnology and pharmaceuticals expert Richard Bassett has 'an extraordinary ability to immediately understand the small details of very complicated subject matters'. Other biotech specialists include Mark Didmon, Stephanie Pilkington, Stephen Smith, Philip Thomas, Jane Wainwright and Andrew Wright. Didmon recently represented Stretchline in its actions against H&M, who used the client's technology in its brassieres. Notable individuals involved in electronics include Ray Charig and Saiful Khan. On the chemistry side, Charlotte Crowhurst, Ian Dee, Stephen McNeeney and Robert Pugh are all important figures. Ian Stevens is 'highly professional', 'has 'a great ability to find just the right arguments and present them', and 'is a really nice person to work with'.

'The diligence shown and quality of work at Venner Shipley LLP is excellent' and clients include Merck, Nokia and Hitachi. Managing partner Jan Walaski leads the team and is an expert in electronics. Other notable names include Ian Grey, who is an expert in mechanical engineering; chemicals and life sciences specialist Sian Gill; and James Tumbridge and Paul Harris, who are experts in contentious matters. Also recommended are Anton Hutter, who advised Neuro-Bio on the valuation of its IP portfolio, and Tim Russell, who defended Epizyme against opposition from GSK regarding one of its patents.

Abel & Imray's core skills are in prosecution, opposition and due diligence, particularly in the aeronautics, pharmaceuticals and industrials sectors. Key individuals in the aerospace and defence team include Jim Pearson, James Ford and Emily Teesdale. Ford recently worked with Acumen on its patent application for its business class seating layout. Jim Denness leads the industrial chemicals team and is an expert in handling EPO oppositions and appeals. Paul Brady heads the pharmaceuticals and biotech team; he  represented Norgine in the prosecution of three patent applications in connection with its new bowel preparation technology and assisted Oncopeptides with patent applications pertaining to the compound 'J1', which can be used to treat multiple myeloma. Also recommended is Tom Burt, who runs the electronics and computing team.

Appleyard Lees works on patent prosecution and portfolio management for clients in the chemicals, retail, electronics, life sciences and pharmaceuticals sectors. Electronics and software specialist Ian Robinson is a key figure and recently advised Dell subsidiary VMware and Avecto on the management of their respective patent portfolios. Simon Bradbury similarly has been managing the patent portfolios of Azellon and Blueberry Therapeutics. Also recommended is chemistry specialist  Bobby Smithson.

Beck Greener LLP is 'very responsive' and 'provides excellent guidance as to the subtleties of EPO practice'. Key members of the team include Avi Freeman, who specialises in electronics, physics and mechanical engineering, and John Raynor, who works heavily in the chemical and instrumentation sectors. Dr James Stones is 'knowledgeable', 'incisive', 'to-the-point' and 'extremely effective'. He advised Tillotts Pharma on developing a patent portfolio for a new drug delivery technology and similarly assisted FabRx Limited with establishing a patent portfolio for the 3D printing of pharmaceuticals. Also recommended is Ben Muir, who has 'in-depth knowledge' of medical devices and pharmaceuticals, and is 'very strong' in patent law.

Cleveland Scott York¬†provides 'generally high-value opposition and appeal work' and has expertise in both technology and life sciences.¬†Adrian Bradley's advice is 'pragmatic rather than ‚Äútext book‚ÄĚ'; he recently advised¬†DFINE, a subsidiary of¬†Merit Medical, on filing patents for its¬†spinal vertebral augmentation technology. Michael Williams¬†is an expert in drafting and prosecution and advised Unify on prosecuting a patent involving AI technology that measures fluid flow between pipes. Andrew Mackenzie¬†is also a key figure and focuses predominantly on litigation. Also recommended are technology experts Jonathan Midgley¬†and Tom Faulkner, and life sciences specialist Sophie Maughan.

Elkington + Fife LLP provides 'excellent service in all respects' and 'in-depth knowledge of medical devices and pharmaceuticals', and has 'a strong team across all areas'. Richard Gillard leads the practice and is 'a leading European patent attorney' with 'a track record in EPO oppositions and appeals that is outstanding'. Richard Cooke has 'great EPO knowledge and experience in oral hearing' and Chris McLeod ensures 'a perfect handling of patent portfolios with excellent advice'. Rob O’Callaghan is known for his 'wonderful advice and understanding'. Rob Zijlstra has 'a quick understanding of new technology' and 'excellent patenting skills'. Also recommended is Oliver Kingsbury, Glyn Truscott,  James Anderson and Nick Ertl.

Forresters is 'able to provide such deep expertise with such quick delivery times' and the team 'thinks like a customer, which enables it to streamline the interaction and make customers' lives that much easier and productive'. Matt Barton is a key member of the life sciences and chemistry team and advised AlphaMicron on prosecuting a European patent application as well as assisting SDC Technologies with opposing a competitor's patent. Other key figures in this team include Charlotte Teall, who worked with Revalesio on a European patent prosecution, and Chris Bond, who acted for Sibelco on obtaining patent protection in Europe, Japan and the US. For the technology and engineering team, Dan Rusby-Gale  advised Muoverti on reestablishing a European patent application, and Andy Harding, who has 'deep expertise, experience and out-of-the-box thinking', managed the patent portfolio for Waters Corporation. Senior associate Mark Connell is also a notable name.

IP specialist firm Haseltine Lake LLP works across a range of sectors, with notable strengths in filing, opposition and prosecution work. Noteworthy names at the firm include electronics and engineering expert Frances Wilding, chemistry and life science specialist David Brown, and Ashley Giles, who is an expert in engineering and energy. Also recommended are Tim Stebbing (of counsel) and Andrew Dowling, who both focus on electronics.

IP specialist firm Keltie handles patent work in the technology, engineering and life sciences sectors. Key members of the team include automotive engineering specialist Joanne Hopley, IT and telecoms expert Shakeel Ahmad, and Peter Kent, who has particular expertise in renewable energy technology. Also highly recommended are Devanand Crease and Michael Moore , who both work on life science matters.

Murgitroyd is known for its 'efficiency', 'teamwork' and 'smooth cooperation', and has a particular proficiency in the oil and gas sector. Aberdeen-based James Brown 'stands out particularly' and is highly experienced in the energy industry. Other key figures include Jamie Allan, who is 'very thorough in anticipating what the patent examiners will look for and ask' and 'very adept at patent technical legalese'. York-based Elspeth Doyle is 'very responsive to queries and requests' and provides 'clear and concise advice'. Also recommended from the team are Nick Hayden, Wendy Crosby, Graham Murnane, Peter Wilson and  Russell Thom.

Slingsby Partners LLP has an 'exceptional' practice, whose main differentiator is its 'level of understanding and detailed consideration'. Managing partner Philip Slingsby heads the team and advised Cambridge Medical Robotics on the patent portfolio behind its new surgical robot. Other key figures include Paul Roberts, who is an expert in drafting and prosecution in the medical device and computing sectors, and Rosalind Fenwick, who has a similar skill set but focuses on the electronics sector. Also recommended are David King, who has 'a highly organised and intellectual grasp of all technical matters', and Sarah Binham, who has been drafting patents for Huawei.

Swindell & Pearson Ltd 'communicates in a professional and timely manner' and 'has expertise in a broad range of technical areas', with teams that are 'very knowledgeable in their specialty areas'. Paul Higgin heads the team and provides 'honest advice' and 'constantly strives to maintain his technical expertise up to date'. Christine Anglesea has 'extremely good knowledge and experience' and 'provides high-quality work even in complex situations'. Robert  Sales is 'very professional, honest and friendly' and 'always patiently explain things clearly'. The 'outstanding' Scott Harrison is 'very bright' and his 'familiarity with technology is excellent'. Also recommended is Marcus Cavalier and Martin Terry, who is a 'prosecution guru'.

UDL Intellectual Property provides 'very in-depth technical and commercial knowledge' and has 'a successful track record in getting patent applications accepted'. Neil Pawlyn leads the team and has strong expertise in mechanical and chemical engineering-related work. Other key figures include chemistry specialist Garry Stuttard; physics and electronics specialist Andrew Alton; and Mark Davies, who focuses on the engineering and medical sectors. Cerian Jones has extensive experience in software patents but is increasingly involved in patent work surrounding blockchain technology. Mark Green is 'very responsive and thoughtful in his advice' and 'clearly has a great understanding of European patent law'. Simon Mitchell has recently been promoted to partner and acted for FVG on its oppositions against two of Nettforsk’s animal health patents. Patent litigator Alan Jones is also a key figure and is heavily involved in cases related to automotive engineering. Also heavily focused on European matters is the 'very experienced and practical' Martin Vinsome. Also recommended are Simon Raynor and Martin Neilson.

Wilson Gunn delivers 'a high level of client service' with an approach that 'is always very commercial and pragmatic'. The practice is led by biochemist  Michael Douglas, who has 'a calm and commercial approach' and 'the ability to distil from complex matters and provide pragmatic and practical solutions'.  Other notable names include James Robey, who is 'a highly intelligent and astute attorney' with 'a detailed and thorough understanding of the law';  Mark Goodwin, who is 'highly experienced' and 'a very able attorney'; and David Slattery, who is 'an effective problem-solving attorney' who 'has longstanding relationships with a number of major clients because of his technical yet very practical approach to dispute resolution'. Also recommended are Ben Appleton and senior associate Simon Church.

Withers & Rogers works across a number of sectors and has expertise in both contentious and non-contentious matters. Karl Barnfather leads the team and is a key member of the electronics, computing and physics team, which is headed by Nick Wallin. Dave Croston heads the advanced engineering group and Adrian Tombling leads the life sciences and chemistry team.

Nottingham-based Adamson Jones IP Ltd provides 'good response times, knowledge and appropriateness of advice' and has particular expertise in the fields of electronics, life sciences and engineering. Simon Cooper leads the team and recently advised Coalesce Product Development on new patent applications. Also recommended is Nicholas Ferrar, who worked with Clifton Packaging on patent drafting and prosecution.

The team at Dentons is led by former Olswang LLP patent litigator Justin Hill, who works for clients such as Tesla, Raytheon and Nokia. Recent mandates for Hill include advising Dexcom on patent oppositions and assisting Carl Zeiss Meditech with the management of its European patent portfolio.

Greaves Brewster LLP provides 'a very high level of service' due to its 'solid technical knowledge in combination with great experience and understanding of patent law'. Key figures include life sciences specialist Rhiannon Turner, technology expert Rachel Wallis, and Jakob Bumke, who focuses on chemistry and engineering work. Also recommended is director David Spinner, who is known for his 'high responsiveness', 'approachability' and 'flexibility'.

Lewis Silkin incorporating Abblet & Stebbing focuses on industries such as technology, engineering, life sciences, biotechnology and chemistry. Technology specialist Tom Gaunt is a key figure who advises on patent portfolio management and licensing issues. He leads the team alongside Paul Williams, who is very experienced in the chemistry sector and predominantly works on patent drafting and prosecution.

Southampton-based Chapman IP is a boutique practice with expertise in filing, defence, prosecution and litigation. Managing director Helga Chapman leads the team and has a strong background in engineering. She recently assisted Saint-Gobain Gyproc with patent filing and drafting issues. Catherine Bonner is also a key figure and advised TCS John Huxley on its new patent applications.

W P Thompson & Co is a specialist IP prosecution firm; notable names include IT and engineering expert Julian Potter. electronic engineering expert David Gill, IP litigator Nick Manley and Jacqueline Freeman, who is also an expert in electronics.

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