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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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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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Although the surprise announcement that there will be an early General Election in the UK means that the final stages of the UK's procedure for ratifying the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) have temporarily been put on hold, Germany has...
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As reported back in October 2016, Alex Robinson , Associate in the Dehns Chemical Group, had been invited to contribute to the Enyclopedia of United Kingdom and European Patent Law ; we are pleased to announce that the encyclopedia has now been...
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In a surprise announcement this morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May declared that she will seek Parliament's approval for a general election on 8 June.   As many readers will know, the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court cannot...
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Following the official start of the negotiations for British withdrawal from the EU, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has updated its  guidance  on the consequences of Brexit for intellectual property rights in the UK.   The...

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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  
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  ..one of the premier firms for patent work  
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  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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