Dehns is delighted to have received Silver status in the recently launched Patent 1000 IAM 2023 edition for both the United Kingdom: England & Wales prosecution category and the European Patent Office category.

Dehns was recognised as a “go-to firm for UK and EPO work, including opposition hearings”. It was noted that Dehns’ “service is always impeccable, and the depth of their bench is impressive”.

Several of our attorneys and practitioners were highlighted and included in IAM’s list of recommended patent prosecutors, with the feedback from researchers and clients noting:

Robert Jackson is highly knowledgeable on IP matters and can give high-value advice in cases which are outside-the-box. He is a trusted adviser and always delivers high-quality products.”

Philip Webber has a PhD in molecular biology, making him a smart choice for clients in the pharmaceutical and biotech spaces.”

“We have worked with Mark Bell for over 10 years, and he has successfully prosecuted patents for us in a number of jurisdictions. Mark has been eminently competent, capable, approachable and personable at all times. He is very knowledgeable and can provide good advice as needed. His service is consistently diligent. Mark is reliable, informed and an excellent communicator, and has demonstrated himself to be eminently capable of constructively addressing any challenge.”

“In short, collaborations with Elizabeth Jones never fail. She is a very capable professional and knows technology and the ins and outs of European patent law very well. She inspires unwavering confidence.”

Christopher (Kit) Wilkins is an expert in cell therapy technologies and often has good ideas and insight on how to tweak and improve patent applications. Kit’s mastery of molecular details and the scope of applications greatly impresses. He immediately grasps what is most essential and thinks of all aspects of the filing under consideration. His grasp of both the European law and the biotechnologies is among the best in the business. His completes work swiftly, always on schedule and with excellent attention to detail. He is also capable of handling last-minute things and always to an excellent standard. He is a great person to work with. His demeanour and character are hyper-professional and extremely courteous. Kit can also handle EPO opposition work masterfully – his communication is detailed and timely, and includes multiple strategic options.”

Paul Harris was noted as “A tenacious and strategic disputer, Harris secured a major win on behalf of a patron in the aerospace industry last year.”

Haakon Thue Lie was listed as a “Recommended Individual” in the Norway patent category.

Christopher Davies was listed as a “Recommended Individual” in the European Patent Office category.

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