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Maucher Jenkins Offices
26 CAXTON STREET
Maucher Jenkins > The Legal 500 Rankings
PATMA: Trade mark attorneys Tier 1
Maucher Jenkins sets itself apart through its focus on UK and European cross-border work, the growth of its office in Shenzhen, and its combined prosecution and litigation offering for trade marks, designs, copyright and domain names. The group is skilled in assisting start-ups, SMEs and major international players, most of which come from the pharmaceutical, medical device, food and beverage, cosmetics, financial services, transport, and media and entertainment sectors. Former practice head Tim Pendered retired, with Katie Cameron and Angela Fox remaining as heads of the trade mark department. Medical device and life sciences trade mark specialist Tanya Buckley joined the partnership in January 2020.
Other key lawyers:
Viacom Media Networks
Paramount Pictures Corporation
Black Entertainment Television
English UK Ltd
Brightstar 20:20 Ltd
Duke of Edinburgh Award
BTG International Limited
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
PATMA: Patent attorneys Tier 2Maucher Jenkins is an established Anglo-German firm with European offices in Germany and Switzerland in addition to its four UK offices, and has successfully grown its work for Chinese clients thanks to the launch of its Shenzhen office in 2018. The firm also further increased the efficiency of its EPO practice, making its opposition and appeals teams a valuable asset in the firm's wide range of patent prosecution services. The telecoms, aviation, technology and life sciences sectors account for the majority of the firm's recent highlights. Increasingly, the team is also active in green energy and AI-related matters. Practice heads James Cross, Hugh Dunlop, Reuben Jacob, Holly Whitlock and Phil Treeby are the key contacts, all operating from the London and Farnham offices, with some practitioners also based in the Cambridge and Edinburgh offices. Tim Pendered retired at the end of 2019, and Kei Enomoto left for Hoffmann Eitle in September 2019.
IAG (British Airways)
Teleflex Life Sciences Unlimited Company
Albion Co., Ltd.
Airport Lounge Development Ltd
Apollo & FFE (divisions of Halma Group PLC)
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 Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and a European Trade Mark…||View Profile|
|Katie Cameron||Katie is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, European Trade Mark & Design…||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|