Firm Profile > Maucher Jenkins > London, England
Maucher Jenkins Offices
26 CAXTON STREET
Maucher Jenkins > The Legal 500 Rankings
Maucher Jenkins is known as a well established Anglo-German firm, which also has offices in Switzerland and China. Stand-out specialisms in the varied caseload include green technology, a key area for Stuart Rowlands in London who made partner in January 2021, and AI and robotics-related patents, a practice primarily grown by Alvin Lam. Between them, the practice heads James Cross (IT, software, electronics), Hugh Dunlop (telecoms, green technology), Reuben Jacob (life sciences), Holly Whitlock and Philip Treeby (engineering, physics, mathematics) cover extensive ground, both for UK clients and major international companies. Fiona Kellas is also recommended for life sciences work.
James Cross; Hugh Dunlop; Reuben Jacob; Holly Whitlock; Philip Treeby
‘Responsive, flexible and will note and follow requests e.g. re billing. Reasonable rates and innovative with billing practices.‘
‘Maucher Jenkins knows our business and our market place. They understand our products. The result is that projects are completed quickly and accurately, be they patent applications, searches or analysis of competitors’ IPR.‘
‘Maucher Jenkins is a strong firm in a number of areas, particularly life sciences and technology and telecoms.‘
‘The team are technically strong and have secured a number of positive results for us.‘
‘Hugh Dunlop: Responsive & flexible, high quality work product.‘
‘James Cross is clear thinking and knowledgeable, but equally important is an excellent communicator. He summarises complex issues and patiently explains matters so we can take decisions and find solutions.‘
Origami Energy Ltd
Katie Cameron; Angela Fox; Tanya Buckley
‘One of their best strengths is to provide full advice in connection with every single matter pointing out all possible courses of action, so the decision-making process seems much easier for the client.’
‘Tanya Buckley always keeps very close communication with her clients. Her responsiveness is undoubted. You always have the feeling that you are being heard and that you can leave it to her since your case will be attended.’
Klöckner Pentaplast Group
Viacom Media Networks
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Maucher Jenkins > Firm Profile
Maucher Jenkins has offices in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and China, and represents global clients in a range of industries who wish to identify, establish, protect, exploit and enforce their IP rights in the UK, Europe and worldwide.
The firm: Maucher Jenkins has helped businesses gain a competitive edge by safeguarding and enhancing their intellectual property rights. The protection of clients’ inventions, innovations and brands is at the heart of the practice.
The firm’s reputation extends internationally, as does its expertise. Its clients’ interests span a wide range of industries, including technology, IT and communications, electrical and mechanical engineering, aviation, life sciences and medical technologies, manufacturing, media, financial services and consumer products.
Maucher Jenkins has deservedly acquired a reputation for honesty, clarity, creativity and tenacity in pursuit of clients’ commercial goals. Maucher Jenkins has a number of globally acknowledged experts, including partners Angela Fox, author of Intellectual Property Enterprise Court: Practice and Procedure published by Sweet and Maxwell; Hugh Dunlop, author of European Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court published by CIPA, together with consultant David Musker, author of The Design Directive also published by CIPA.
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. Maucher 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.
Maucher Jenkins® is the joint trading name of RGC Jenkins & Co in the UK (regulated by IPReg) and Maucher Jenkins Patentanwälte & Rechtsanwälte in Germany.
Other offices: Farnham, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Munich, Freiburg, Basel, Beijing, Shenzhen and Nanjing
|Engineering, IT and electronics||James Cross|
|Engineering, IT and electronics||Holly Whitlock|
|Engineering, IT and electronics||Felix Rummler|
|Engineering, IT and electronics||Philip Treeby|
|Engineering, IT and electronics||Alvin Lam|
|Wireless and mobile communications||Hugh Dunlop|
|Life sciences and medtech||Reuben Jacob|
|Trade marks||Tim Pendered|
|Trade marks||Angela Fox|
|Trade marks||Katie Cameron|
|Litigation||James Cross (patents)|
|Litigation||Angela Fox (trade marks)|
|Life sciences and medtech||Fiona Kellas|
|Patents & Trade Marks||Cornelius Mertzlufft-Paufler|
|Head of China Offices||Handong Ran|
|Patents & Trade Marks||Michael Nielen|
|Trade Marks||Tanya Buckley|
|Tanya Buckley||Tanya is a UK Chartered Trade Mark Attorney.||View Profile|
|Katie Cameron||Katie is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and Higher Courts Litigator. She…||View Profile|
|James Cross||James is a Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and Higher Courts…||View Profile|
|Angela Fox||Angela is a UK Registered Trade Mark Attorney, Solicitor (England & Wales,…||View Profile|
|Alvin Lam||Alvin is a Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and European Design…||View Profile|
|David Musker||David is a Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, Higher Courts Litigator,…||View Profile|
|Phil Treeby||Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, Higher Courts Litigator. Phil has notable…||View Profile|