Our experienced and growing team has substantial expertise in relation to the drafting and prosecution of UK, European and International patent applications. We also offer detailed freedom-to-operate (FTO) and infringement and validity opinions , patent landscaping and frequently undertake due diligence projects. The team has also been involved in a considerable number of oppositions and appeals. Our team of lawyers can handle any legal issues or disputes that may occur.
We also have extensive experience in the field of law relating to designs. We regularly file and prosecute UK, European Community and International design applications and advise clients on potential infringement and validity issues of both registered and unregistered design rights.
Our experience includes automotive components; medical devices; spacecraft propulsion systems; pilot breathing apparatus used in combat aircraft; battery and fuel cell technologies; clean energy generation; high-speed printing technologies; robotics; satellite technology; aircraft wing structures; large-scale production machinery; packaging; image reproduction technology; flow control devices; and domestic appliances.