UK and European Patent, Design and Trade Mark Attorneys
We focus exclusively on intellectual property, with a particular emphasis on patents, trade marks, and designs, across all technical disciplines. We represent clients in the UK and the EU through our offices in London, Manchester, York, Glasgow, and Limoges in France. Through our extensive experience and good attention to detail we obtain commercially relevant intellectual property rights of value to our clients. Our team includes highly experienced UK and European patent and trade mark attorneys as well as an intellectual property solicitor. We understand the benefits of providing legal advice rather than setting out options. We have focussed our business strategy on keeping our clients for the long term through exceptional customer service.
ALWAYS IP ALERT
We bring a fresh approach to the provision of all intellectual property services, including Patents, Trade Marks, Designs and copyright.
Our highly experienced solicitors, lawyers and attorneys offer high quality and commercially aware advice, backed by each of our attorneys’ extensive experience in the intellectual property field. We act for clients ranging in size from individuals, SMEs, universities to large multinationals, guiding them through patent, copyright and trademarking legal processes from start to finish.
All our attorneys and solicitors from London to Glasgow, are experienced in offering sound and cost effective commercial advice that is tailored specifically to your needs.
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We have offices in five locations, including London and Manchester, with attorneys offering a full range of brand protection, intellectual property and copyright services.
What Our Clients Say
“Harrison IP has been the go-to firm of patent and trade mark attorneys for Scottish Health Innovations Ltd. (SHIL) for several years now.
Their expertise and attention to detail in developing and growing the complex portfolio of NHS Scotland IP which SHIL holds on behalf of health boards has been invaluable and their knowledge of the health care and medtech sectors is second to none.”Dr Robert Rea, SHIL
Helping untangle the Intellectual Property web.
The world of copyright and trademarking is complex. Our blog articles are written by lawyers and solicitors to keep you informed with the latest IP news and updates.
Based in offices around the UK, including Glasgow and York, Harrison IP is a firm of patent and trademark attorneys providing intellectual property services to clients throughout the world. We bring a fresh approach to the provision of all intellectual property services, including patent and trademark, designs and copyright.
We are committed to offering the most transparent and cost-effective service. Our team of lawyers are responsive, helpful and professional at all stages of the process, meeting with you regularly for your peace of mind. The solicitor assigned to work on your case will be a subject matter expert in the areas relevant to you, so you can be confident that our advice will always be precise and accurate.
Confidentiality of Medical Trials
The confidentiality of medical trials was examined in recent EPO board of appeal case T 0670/20. During phase IIa and IIb clinical trials conducted prior to the filing of patent application EP2140867, tablets of anti-blood clot agent edoxaban were distributed. Under European law, is not necessary to show that a disclosure has in fact taken … Read More
New Rules Require UK Address for Service in Trade Mark and Design Matters
There are two main scenarios in which UK pending or registered design and trade mark rights held by non-UK applicants or proprietors might not have a UK address for service (“AFS”) or representative. They are: UK rights filed and secured through the Madrid Protocol (trade marks) or Hague Convention (registered designs); and Registered trade mark … Read More
Hindsight in Assessment of Inventive Step
The EPO favours the problem-solution approach in the assessment of inventive step. This involves identifying the closest prior art, as the prior art document that provides the most promising starting point for an obviousness attack. However, the step of identification of the closest prior art in the problem-solution approach creates a potential tension with one of … Read More