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Potter Clarkson

Intellectual Property: Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys

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What the team is known for

Maintains a reputation for expertise in patents, trade marks and designs that extends far beyond the firm's Midlands base. Acts for global brands and companies large and small in chemicals, electronics, life sciences and mechanical engineering. Assists with EPO oppositions, high-value litigation, licensing deals and due diligence for corporate transactions. Has offices in Munich, Sweden and Denmark.

Strengths

"Bright people who are creative thinkers," according to a market source.

One client appreciates the team for being "open, collaborative and straightforward to work with."

Another describes the lawyers as "responsive and thorough."

Work highlights

Assisted Alnylam Pharmaceuticals with the successful resolution of patent infringement litigation against Silence Therapeutics concerning RNA interference technology.

Notable practitioners

Peter Finnie helps electronics businesses ranging from venture capital-backed start-ups to global conglomerates clear the way for and protect their technology. He also offers expertise assisting clients in obtaining funding.

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Overview

Leading European intellectual property law firm, Potter Clarkson helps companies, organisations and individuals across all sectors of business to understand, create, protect and defend the commercial value of their innovations anywhere in the world through IP rights. Recognised as a top tier firm, it is known for its wide-ranging technical and legal expertise, progressive thinking, deep commercial insight, approachability and clarity of advice.

With the infrastructure to match its credentials as a leading European firm, Potter Clarkson’s 200-strong specialist team operates from dedicated offices in the UK, Sweden, Denmark and Germany.

Members

Bassett, Richard (Head of Department)

Finnie, Peter

Clients

ABG EPE IP LLC

ALNYLAM PHARMACEUTICALS

ASTRAZENECA LIMITED

CURT G. JOA, INC

ELI LILLY & CO

GENERAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

HEPTARES

IMPERIAL INNOVATIONS LIMITED

INEOS AUTOMOTIVE LIMITED

MEME LONDON LIMITED

OREXO AB

PATENTKONTORET CURO AS

PROBI

RAFFLES INTERNATIONAL

RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP

RELYPSA

SANANDCO LIMITED

SENZAGEN AB

SYNSEAL EXTRUSIONS

Industries

Consumer goods

Creative industries

Electronics and computing

Engineering

Industrial chemistry

Life sciences

Service industries

Intellectual Property: Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys Department

Potter Clarkson

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Department location

The Belgrave Centre

Talbot Street

Nottingham

Nottinghamshire

UK

NG1 5GG

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Intellectual Property: Patent Attorneys


Peter Finnie
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