Latest News

1 Apr
New German patent regulations
From 1 April 2014, amended regulations of the German patent law come into force, click here for more information
23 Dec
Dehns Germany launched
To visit the Dehns Germany web site, click here or click on "Munich" above.

Latest News

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We are pleased to announce that Dehns has once again been ranked as a Top Tier firm in the latest Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) IP STARS research survey. Dehns has successfully retained its Tier 1 ranking for the patent group and has been praised...
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Radical change to UK patent infringement law introduces doctrine of equivalents ​ In an unexpected development, the UK Supreme Court has overturned well-established UK practice on infringement, formulating a new infringement test that...
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We are pleased to announce that Barbara Rigby , Associate in the Dehns Biotechnology Group, is now a member of the CIPA Life Sciences Committee. The CIPA Life Sciences Committee considers matters of law or practice requiring knowledge of life sciences,...
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Despite the political chaos which has ensued following the inconclusive UK election result earlier this month, progress towards UK ratification of the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) seems to be back on track. The UK is one of three countries (along...
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We are proud to announce that Dehns has once again been awarded the Silver Award for "Best UK IP Firm" by the International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards 2017. This follows on from our recent "Life Sciences Sector - Patents - Law Firm of...

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At Dehns our practical, commercially focussed approach to intellectual property helps us to turn inspired thinking into patents, trade marks and registered designs that are valuable commercial assets for our clients.

Founded in 1920, with over 90 professional staff and offices in London, Munich, Oxford, Cambridge, Manchester, Brighton and Sandwich, Dehns is one of the largest firms of patent and trade mark attorneys in Europe with an internationally established reputation ...

... and a strong network of global partnerships. From large corporations to individual private inventors, our clients benefit from our expertise in a wide range of intellectual property services, including ...

... preparing and filing patent, trade mark and design applications; conducting opposition and cancellation actions; advising on conflicting patents, trade marks and designs; searching and watching services ...

... preparing and recording licences, assignments and other transactions; conducting certain infringement and other proceedings in the Courts; liaising with other lawyers on both contentious and non-contentious matters; and renewing patents, trade marks and designs.

As an approachable, responsive and friendly team, we give our clients closely tailored advice in all aspects of British, European and international patent, design and trade mark law.

Though the procedures of patenting and trade marking are often complex, we guide clients through the process without jargon, in a language they understand.

  These attorneys build excellent relationships with clients, are very responsive and provide commercial advice  
Chambers
  ..one of the premier firms for patent work  
Legal 500
  The team applies the same high standards to everything it undertakes  
Chambers
  very good and clear thinking and gives sound advice  
Legal 500
  Clients appreciate their creative approach…and ‘great opposition work’…  
Legal 500
  They are fantastic and provide great customer service   
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