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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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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Breaking news: the German Federal Constitutional Court ( Bundesverfassungsgericht ) has, according to this report , ordered the Federal President not to ratify the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court. According to the report, this is due to a...
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Nokia and Apple have a long history of patent litigation. For example, in October last year,  Nokia won a case in the US against Apple  going back to 2010, with Apple found to infringe a patent co-owned by Nokia. Soon after, in December...
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The American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (AIPLA) has just released a  proposal  to change the law on what kinds of inventions may be patented. This is the third call for a change of the relevant law in almost as many months,...

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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  
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  very good and clear thinking and gives sound advice  
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  Clients appreciate their creative approach…and ‘great opposition work’…  
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  They are fantastic and provide great customer service   
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