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Withers & Rogers is one of Europe’s largest dedicated intellectual property law firms, with offices in Bristol, Leamington, London, Munich and Sheffield. Established more than 130 years ago, we remain as passionate as ever about making intellectual property work to our clients’ best advantage. Today, our clients include many renowned, innovative organisations from across Europe, North America and Asia.
Withers & Rogers has a breadth and depth of experience and expertise that we believe is second to none. In addition to our practice groups, we have a number of specialist groups, enabling us to pool our industry knowledge and bring added value for our clients.
We offer a comprehensive service that extends to both securing IP rights – such as patents and trade mark and design registrations for the UK, Europe and further afield – and advising on their exploitation and enforcement. Alongside, we provide proactive support functions that help our clients keep track of their IP, stay on top of its maintenance, and stay in control of cost.
Recognition of the long-term, strategic importance of IP is growing apace, and to help our clients make the most of their creativity, we can build strategies that embrace critical areas like innovation culture, due diligence, freedom to operate, invention management, and patent mapping, to name but a few.
All of our patent and trade mark attorneys are selected on the basis of excellent academic achievement and industry knowledge. This ensures our clients receive a service that delivers both technical excellence and commercial insight.
Our service covers multiple industries delivered by four core practice groups:
We advise clients in fields as diverse as medical devices, high performance and commercial vehicle transmission and braking systems, off-highway vehicles, consumer packaging, composite materials, oil and gas exploration, sporting goods, agricultural engineering, motorsport, building and construction equipment and aerospace technology to name but a few.
The Electronics, Computing & Physics group is the firm’s largest practice group and one of the largest dedicated electronics and computing patent attorney practice groups in Europe. The size and diversity of our Electronics, Computer & Physics practice group means that we are able to field attorneys who have developed expertise in almost any related subject or discipline.
Our Life Sciences & Chemistry group has an enviable depth of expertise and experience in the chemical, biochemical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as in academic research. Specialists across the group have extensive experience in addressing the technical and legal issues affecting this critical sector.
Our Trade Mark group is a highly experienced team that is consistently amongst the top ten UK firms for UK and European trade mark filings. We provide specialist advice and support to brand owners operating in a variety of industry sectors in the UK and internationally.