01 October 2021

‘Outstanding’ and ‘robust’ Mathys & Squire teams ranked in 2022 edition of The Legal 500

Mathys & Squire is pleased to be ranked in the PATMA: Patent Attorneys and PATMA: Trade Mark Attorneys categories in the latest edition of The Legal 500 – the definitive guide to the legal market. In addition to our firm rankings, we are delighted that a record number of fee earners have been individually recommended in the 2022 guide.

Patent partners Jane Clark, Paul Cozens, Chris Hamer, Alan MacDougallMartin MacLean, David Hobson, Juliet Redhouse, Andrew White, Philippa Griffin, Dani Kramer, Anna Gregson and Craig Titmus, plus partners Margaret Arnott, Gary Johnston and managing associate Harry Rowe from our trade mark practice, have all featured in this year’s guide. Praise for our attorneys includes:

‘Chris Hamer and his team have put in a very good effort to understand our business and work very well with our inventors, despite their some times difficult mindset. We go to meetings enjoying the discussions and leave the meetings with a very good energy for moving ahead. Problem-solving is a big part of their mindset, highly appreciated by us. Difficulties and issues are for solving with never-ending energy and inspiration.‘

‘Philippa Griffin is a pleasure to work with. She has an exceptional grasp of our company’s technology and is extremely responsive and comprehensive in her analysis and communication of IP strategy.‘

‘Craig Titmus has been incredibly helpful and collaborative, helping us efficiently and guiding us through many scenarios to identify key risks and rewards with each strategy. It has certainly helped us define and secure our IP as well as getting it through the many hurdles international process patents require.‘

‘Andrew White is an exceptional patent attorney. He knows exactly the perfect way to construct a patent application, to consider an examiner’s feedback and to work round it to get the patent grant with minimal deviation from the original scope. He’s the best I’ve worked with in over 15 years.‘

‘Juliet Redhouse is an excellent patent attorney. She is very knowledgeable about both the science and the law, always well prepared for meetings, and easy to work with. I recommend her highly as a superb patent attorney.‘

‘David Hobson is top rate.’

‘What we liked especially was having one point-person to manage our affairs, right from initial no-obligation chat, to engagement, all the way through to resolution of the trade mark issue we were facing. We were very impressed by Harry Rowe’s professionalism from the start. The whole process ran very smoothly and was painless and cost-effective, and we were very happy with the advice we received and the result achieved. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Harry Rowe personally and M&S in general in resolving a tech-related trade mark issue.’

The firm also received glowing testimonials for its patent and trade mark practices:

‘The people make the team as they say. This team is made with perfection, collaboration is smooth and with a high mind to understand our business. Their knowledge and experience is outstanding for patent drafting, prosecution and also oppositions.‘

‘I have always found Mathys & Squire to be the most approachable and reactive of all the patent attorneys I have worked with. There is never the feeling that you are ‘on the clock’ and they always go the extra mile.‘

‘Immediate response on urgent situations. Full knowledge on how to deal with minute details that would pose a risk to the trade mark.’

Very strong in TMs and design rights both in the UK and worldwide.

We were very happy with the client service received, the advice given to us, and the result achieved by the lawyers at M&S.’

‘Very robust in terms of their position in the market. High gravitas.

‘Always on hand to help and guides us through often complex issues in a professional way with plain English.’

For full details of our rankings in The Legal 500 2022 guide, please click here.

We would like to thank each of our clients and contacts who took the time to participate in the research.