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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Breaking News: UK confirms that it WILL ratify the UPC Agreement At a meeting of the EU’s Competitiveness Council today, 28 November, the UK’s Intellectual Property Minister Lady Neville-Rolfe announced that the UK Government intends to ratify...
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Intellectual Property Issues in Industry-Academia Collaborations If you have identified an interesting opportunity for a research or development collaboration and are discussing a potential agreement, then Intellectual Property (IP) is one of the key...
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We have recently added a number of case studies to our website, highlighting a small selection of the work we undertake on behalf of our clients. Please click here to view them.     ...
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As recent events following the referendum vote on 23 June 2016 have shown, the referendum result is advisory rather than legally binding.  It is possible that the result may be ignored or overturned, for example by a Parliamentary vote, a new...
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We are delighted to announce that Dehns has retained its position as a Top Tier Firm in the Chambers & Partners UK 2017 Directory .  The firm has been ranked as Band 1 in the ‘Intellectual Property: Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys’...

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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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