Intellectual Property: Patent & Trade Mark Agents Department

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What the team is known for Boutique firm with noted expertise in handling patent applications in various industries. Regularly singled out for its knowledge of biotech and pharmaceutical-related mandates. Caters to a variety of domestic clients including start-ups, universities and hospitals. Luthi+Webb Group was established when Webb & Co. was joined by Luthi+Co., an IP firm specialising in litigation. Able to assist with complex prosecution and litigation issues.

Strengths One client commented on their experience with the firm, explaining: "On a personal level they are very pleasant people and on a professional level we seem to be getting results. They are very professional and I enjoy working with them."

Another client appreciated that "they have achieved exceptional results in some very difficult cases."

Work highlights Assisted Mapi Pharma with a request for the revocation of Israeli patents held by a major pharmaceutical company.

Notable practitioners

Cynthia Webb is regarded as "an excellent life sciences prosecution professional; she is very knowledgeable and very clever." One satisfied client describes her as a "brilliant lawyer," explaining: "A complicated matter becomes very clear and understandable. She helps us fight for our claims and patents with a very creative strategy."