Mewburn Ellis Mewburn Ellis is one of Europe’s top IP firms. With more than 150 years’ experience, we work with organisations building the brands and technologies that will define tomorrow. We help them use their IP to navigate that journey—to imagine, plan, nurture, protect and deliver their innovations to market. We have 40 partners and over 70 qualified attorneys spread across five offices in Europe, as well as an enthusiastic and highly motivated business services team. Our client-focused working practices and commitment to building long-term relationships make us the IP firm of choice for so many businesses and individuals. https://mewburn.com/
Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht Pierce Bainbridge represents life sciences companies in high-stakes IP litigation and commercial disputes. Our clients range from startups developing cutting-edge technologies to producers of some of the world’s leading medicines. Regardless of the size of matter, we apply a lean, aggressive, trial-ready approach focused from the outset on achieving your business objectives. We have the trial experience, technical ability and depth of talent to take on the largest, most complex global disputes. We also assist our clients in transactions, due diligence, and patent strategy, and help smaller companies to protect, enforce and monetise their IP. https://piercebainbridge.com/
Powell Gilbert Powell Gilbert is one of the UK’s leading law firms specialising in intellectual property litigation and advisory work. The firm is recognised as top tier for patent litigation in the life sciences sector, its lawyers having been involved in precedent-setting, highly complex pharma, biotech and medical device cases for decades.
With a successful record before the UK Patents Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, and in referrals to the European Court of Justice, the team frequently advises on dispute resolution strategy and supports multinational litigation across Europe, in coordination with other jurisdictions.
All the firm’s lawyers have technical backgrounds, ranging from immunology, biochemistry and chemical engineering to molecular biology and computer sciences. Combined with its European litigation experience this makes Powell Gilbert ideally placed to assist clients in the forthcoming Unified Patents Court (UPC), with its Life Sciences Central division due to be based in London. https://www.powellgilbert.com/home
Ropes & Gray Ropes & Gray’s life sciences IP team consists of experienced litigators and counsellors, patent agents, and technical advisors who provide clients with a full range of IP-related services covering all stages of the business cycle, from initial patent strategy and litigation to licensing and transactions. Our litigation team includes nationally recognised trial and appellate lawyers who combine scientific expertise with courtroom savvy. Bolstered by solid foundations in chemistry and biotechnology, our team has argued in all the important patent venues: the CAFC, PTAB, and federal district courts, including extensively in the districts of Delaware and New Jersey. http://www.ropesgray.com
Smart & Biggar Smart & Biggar is Canada’s largest IP and technology law firm. We work with global and domestic businesses and law firms, to help them secure, protect and maximise the value of their innovations and IP investments in Canada. We are consistently recognised as the leading Canadian IP firm by a wide range of third party domestic and international rankings. Our life sciences practice is one of the leading and most experienced teams in Canada for patent prosecution, IP transactions and licensing, litigation and regulatory issues. The firm works with a variety of clients to develop IP strategies from procurement, to enforcement, to licensing of innovations. http://www.smart-biggar.ca/en/index.cfm
Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox is dedicated exclusively to the protection, transfer, and enforcement of IP rights. The firm’s integrated practice helps clients develop IP strategy and FTO; prepare and prosecute patents and trademarks globally; and defend and enforce patents at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, US Supreme Court, and all forums in between. Our team of attorneys, patent agents, students and technical specialists include some of the most respected practitioners of IP law. Most of our professionals hold advanced level degrees, including over 50 with master’s degrees and 50+ more with a doctorate in science or engineering. https://www.sternekessler.com/
Venable Venable is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm. The firm serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organisations on a broad range of business and regulatory law, legislative affairs, complex litigation, international trade, and IP services. On November 1, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto joined Venable creating an 800-attorney firm. With the addition of the Fitzpatrick practice, the firm will more than double its current IP footprint to about 200 attorneys, creating one of the largest IP groups in the country. https://www.venable.com/
White & Case White & Case is a truly global law firm, uniquely positioned to help our clients achieve their ambitions in today’s G20 world.
As a pioneering international law firm, our cross-border experience and diverse team of local, US and English-qualified lawyers consistently deliver results for our clients.
In established and emerging markets, our lawyers are integral, long-standing members of the community, giving our clients insights into the local business environment alongside our experience in multiple jurisdictions.
We work with some of the world’s most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as startup visionaries, governments and state-owned entities. https://www.whitecase.com/