Flexible, ingenious, professional and with an approach that focuses on teamwork, we are a leading firm of European Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys and Litigators.

Our latest news, updates & events


    Venner Shipley add Litigation Practice

    We are delighted to announce the creation of a full service litigation practice with the appointment of a team of lawyers. James Tumbridge and Paul Harris, two award-winning intellectual property lawyers, join the London office as partners from US law firm Pillsbury. Joining with them are associates Katerina Woolhouse and Robert Peake.


    EPO Fee Increases

    Following a Decision of the Administrative Council of 16 December 2015, official fees payable to the EPO will increase as of 1 April 2016. Click the link above to view our table which highlights these increases.


    Supreme Court Sends Magmatic Packing

    The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal brought by Magmatic regarding the infringement of its Registered Community Design (RCD) for the ‘Trunki’ children’s suitcase. The decision confirms the earlier finding of the Court of Appeal that PMS’s ‘Kiddee’ suitcase does not infringe the RCD.