About us

  • Venner Shipley is one of the UK patent and trade mark attorney firms that has recently transformed into a full-service IP firm. The firm has strong teams in mechanics, electronics, software and biotechnology. “Venner Shipley has been doing an excellent job for us, managing and developing a portfolio of assets,” says a client in the computer technology sector. Managing partner Jan Walaski, Siân Gill and Ian Grey are the patent practice leaders in the firm. Other notable senior European patent attorneys in the firm are Richard Kennedy, Paul Derry, Tim Russell, Pawel Piotrowicz, Anton Hutter and Simon Taor.  To read the full review, please click here: https://bit.ly/2nIqzMp   

    Managing Intellectual Property
  • Venner Shipley LLP matches good technical skills with a very user friendly approach, rapid response times and a good commercial awareness. The team has a mix of longstanding and new high-profile clients

    Legal 500 UK
  • A strong and celebrated all-round patent and trade mark firm, noted in particular for its redoubtable contentious offering and international client base.

    Chambers & Partners UK
  • 'Venner Shipley LLP’s patent team is ‘solid’ and ‘responsive to the client’s goals'.

    Legal 500 UK
  • Their commercial acumen is phenomenal. They can talk frankly with us about where to put our resources.

    Chambers & Partners UK
  • Their genuine desire to assist shows in the quality of their work.

    Chambers & Partners UK
  • .......‘very detail oriented’...‘always delivers a high degree of quality’....‘exceptionally proactive’.

    Legal 500 UK
  • Venner Shipley LLP’s practice encompasses portfolio management, prosecution, oppositions and strategic advice.

    Legal 500 UK
  • Specialists in their own right in the protection of the lifeblood of any company.

    Business Weekly
  • Chemical Patent Law Firm of the Year 2013

    CORPORATE INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE