Protecting our Clientsâ€™ Intellectual Property
Our team of patent attorneys believe innovators should be properly rewarded and their intellectual property rights defended. We ensure our clientsâ€™ ideas and creativity â€“ from concept stage to production and beyond â€“ are protected.
Highly skilled in identifying inventions that are eligible for protection, our patent attorneys will tailor intellectual property advice and guidanceÂ and tailoring those rights to best suit our clientsâ€™ needs and potential future requirements. No matter where you are in the innovation or patent process, the team can guide your IP journey step by step, navigating anything from IP agreements, applications, classification, search services, forms and fees to renewals, exploitation, commercialisation, internationalisation, portfolio management and enforcement. Â
Expert UK and European Patent Attorneys
Alongside their specialist legal training, our UK and European patent attorneys have a wide range of scientific degrees. Their studies and PHDs include Life Sciences specialisms (e.g. biochemistry, chemistry, natural sciences, pharmacology, genetics, microbiology, plant sciences and zoology) and IT & EngineeringÂ specialisms (e.g. physics, electronics, telecommunications, aeronautical and mechanical engineering.)
With a number of our patent attorneys having worked in-house within the intellectual property departments of multinational corporations, the team are adept at factoring IP strategy and commercialisation into their advice. This mind-set further enhances our ability to assist in the active management, building and commercialisation of our clients' intellectual property portfolios.
With more than 60 qualified patent and trade mark attorneys based in officesÂ throughout the UK and Europe, we are a truly global firm and work to ensure that clients have the necessary protection throughout the world. Our offices are in London, Â Oxford, Brighton, Manchester, Cambridge, York, the Midlands, Paris, Munich, Luxembourg, , and plus, we have a dedicated team in China.
We recognise the importance of intellectual property as a business asset in and of itself, and as such, we offer clients services relating to the protection and defence of intellectual property, as well as its commercialisation. Click hereÂ to meet the team and learn more about how our UK and European patent attorneys can protect your intellectual property.
Mathys & Squire are innovative about what they do. They are not just ticking boxes; they are always trying to come up with better ways of doing things, and are always open to suggestions from our side. We work very closely. Most importantly, with Mathys & Squire, I know I will be working with a stable team who know me and my business,Â and can deliver the technical and commercial advice I need to protect our IP.
Gilman Grundy - Kenwood
The Patent Box is a tax relief which was introduced by the UK government in April 2013, which offers companies reduced tax rates on profits from products and services covered by patents in order to recognise innovation in business.Â To qualify for Patent Box your company must have made a significant contribution to either the creation or development of the patented invention, or a product incorporating the patented invention.Â