The biggest change to the European patent system in more than 40 years is about to take place: the introduction of the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court.
If you have existing European patents and applications, or are considering applying for a European patent, you will need to understand the implications of this new system. There are also decisions and actions you need to take before the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court come into force.Click here to download our UPC guide
Dehns is delighted to announce that Lauren Palmer, a paralegal in Dehns’ Oxford office, has been named as a finalist in the patent category of The National Paralegal Awards taking place next month. Lauren has been a part of the Dehns team for three and a half years as a patent paralegal and has proved herself to be invaluable in her role, providing outstanding client service, highly developed commercial and legal awareness, and incredible attention to detail.READ MORE
Dehns has today announced the appointment of its first female Senior Partner, Elizabeth Jones.
Elizabeth joined Dehns in 1993 and was made Partner in 2001. She holds several Chemistry and Biochemistry related degrees and is a senior member of Dehns’ Life Sciences and Biotechnology group. Elizabeth has served as Dehns’ Managing Partner since 2014.READ MORE
MyEnergi is a young and growing UK company designing and manufacturing renewable energy products for the home, such as the “zappi”, a multi-award winning eco-smart electric vehicle charger, and the “eddi”, a controller for solar power generation systems.view case study
Camurus AB is a Swedish research-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology company specialising in the commercialisation of innovative specialty medicines for treating serious and chronic diseases, where there are clear medical needs and potential to significantly improve treatment.
Oxford Flow Ltd designs, manufactures and sells industrial pressure regulators using innovative technology to provide new levels of performance for natural gas transmission, water distribution, oil and gas, and process industries.view case study
airMont AS is a small Norwegian start-up that provides digital services directed to improving air quality. Dehns has worked with airMont since their inception, advising on matters relating to IP and innovation management.view case study
After many years of working with Dehns, a medium-sized Norwegian technology company requested a valuation of the entire IP portfolio to present to shareholders and to help inform decisions being made by the board.view case study
EQT required Dehns to carry out due diligence on AutoStore’s portfolio and address any issues surrounding the strength of the IP portfolio and Freedom to Operate over third party IP rights, as well as advising on a dispute involving UK online grocery retailer, Ocado.view case study
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We are a leading European intellectual property firm, with more than 260 people across eight offices, and with an internationally renowned reputation.
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