We don’t just file patents and trade marks; we work proactively with innovative businesses to identify their IP assets and provide strategic advice to achieve full commercial value as well as litigation where necessary. We act for all types of clients, from university spin-outs and start-ups through to major corporations, leading academic institutions, science parks and SMEs.
Our patent attorneys have strong scientific and technical backgrounds complementing their legal position. They advise clients across the full spectrum of technologies including electronics, mechanical engineering, biotechnology and cleantech. Our global network of trade mark attorneys provide advice to organisations across a wide range of sectors including academic and research institutions, science parks, electronics and gaming, food and beverage, fashion, sports, media and FMCG. We are proud to receive consistent top rankings in all the major legal directories including Managing Intellectual Property worldwide IP surveys, Chambers, and Legal 500.
We are unique in having a consultancy firm, Marks & Clerk Consulting LLP, and also Marks & Clerk Solicitors; both of which enable us to offer the full range of IP services to clients. By working as a team, Marks & Clerk Consulting’s intellectual property legal and valuation experts offer a range of wider services complementary to mainstream legal and IP advisory and can provide robust data and analysis, based on independent review and research to support valuations given, adapted to the specific needs of the client or type of transaction involved. Marks & Clerk Solicitors LLP is one of the leading intellectual property practices; our litigation and commercial expertise covers all aspects of patents, trade marks, domain and trade names, designs and copyright.