We use our expertise, innovation and creativity to become part of your success story.

About Mathys & Squire

We believe that effective systems for protecting intellectual property (IP) are essential so that innovators can be properly rewarded. Our clients become successful by recognising the opportunities and risks of IP and following a well thought out IP strategy. 

We become part of that success by developing excellence; instilling a culture of creativity, innovation and adding value for all our clients.

Ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500 and highly ranked in other key legal directories including, Chambers & Partners, IAM 1000 and World Trade Mark Review, Mathys & Squire is Europe’s premier intellectual property firm.

Founded in 1910, we have over 100 years of experience in the protection and commercialisation of intellectual property rights, leading the field with insight, innovation and quality.

With over 70 qualified attorneys and offices in LondonBirmingham, Brighton, Cambridge, Manchester, Oxford, York, Luxembourg, Munich and Paris, as well as a team based in China, we are a full-service intellectual property firm with specialists in a range of technical fields.

Our attorneys and trainees have a mix of scientific degrees extending from biochemistry, pharmacology, genetics, microbiology and plant sciences to electronics, telecommunications and engineering. Most of our attorneys hold further degrees including PhDs and many have worked in-house within IP departments of large international organisations – further enhancing our ability to assist in the strategic and active management of IP portfolios and delivering commercial advice on IP strategies.

We share our clients’ ambition, passion and entrepreneurial spirit, empowering our teams to go above and beyond what clients expect when it comes to service delivery. 

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Awards and accreditations

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’.

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Working with Mathys & Squire

Our business model is clear: we aim to be the leading intellectual property services provider in our core market sectors. We are passionate about creating and delivering innovative, high quality, client-focused services whilst building longstanding relationships with our clients to establish defensive and offensive IP portfolios that generate commercial value.

We work with a range of organisations from startups and SMEs through to public sector bodies, universities and multi-national enterprises, covering the full spectrum of industries. We take a proactive approach when working with our clients, and advise them on a course of action that is best aligned with their business objectives.

Understanding the value of a potential invention or a brand is as important as understanding the technology or marketing behind it. Clients value our integrity, collegiate approach and robust practical advice.

International expertise

We have built longstanding relationships with international attorneys and clients. We work across multiple jurisdictions and have the right team in the right country to help clients with their global objectives.

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