Helping a medtech start-up go global

ConceptoMed AS was founded in March 2012 by an entrepreneurial team comprising a medical doctor, an industrial designer and an experienced business adviser. The aim of the company is to develop and commercialise smart medtech solutions, starting with product...

Supporting the growth of a medtech company

Creavo Medical Technologies is developing diagnostics technology for acute medical settings. The company was spun out from the University of Leeds in 2014; however Dehns have been working with the inventors at the University of Leeds since 2010.   ...

Overcoming objections from the EPO

Isansys Lifecare Ltd is an Oxfordshire-based company which provides wireless patient monitoring services and systems for digital health. Dehns first worked with Isansys when they were referred to us in 2011. Dehns Partner Laura Ramsay drafted and filed...

An innovative solution to help improve the care of asthma in children

digiDoc Technologies AS (digiDoc) is a small Norwegian medtech start-up with whom Dehns has been working since 2014 when we drafted and filed their first patent application, with corresponding applications now pending in the US and Europe.  During this...

Explaining the differences between US patent practice and European patent practice

The client is an SME dedicated to developing new therapeutics. Dehns has been working with this particular client since 2014. As a relatively young company, the client had little prior knowledge or experience of the patent system and were particularly...

Due diligence on an IP portfolio to assist with acquisition

EQT is a leading alternative investments firm with approximately EUR 37 billion in raised capital across 24 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees....

Defending a patent infringement case before the IP Enterprise Court and Court of Appeal

Dehns acted for Freyssinet Ltd, part of the global Freyssinet group and a leading provider of civil engineering technology, when they and barrister Lindsay Lane successfully defended a patent infringement case before the IP Enterprise Court and Court of...

Protecting brands against imitators

Pret a Manger ( known as ‘Pret’) is one of the UK’s best known upmarket sandwich shop chains, and has been a client of Dehns for over 15 years.  Dehns has  created a global IP strategy to protect Pret’s  IP rights,...

Resolving objections within a short time frame

Oxford University Innovation Limited (OUI) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Oxford. OUI manages the University’s technology transfer and consulting activities and provides an innovation management service to clients around the world. ...

Defending portfolios and reassuring investors

Green Biologics Ltd. is a market-leading renewable chemicals company focused on developing and delivering new green alternatives for everyday products. The company was founded in 2003 to develop and commercialise advanced microbial technology for the...

Structuring IP to allow multiple licensing without conflict

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...

Working on a wide range of technology fields for TTO inventions

Oxford University Innovation Ltd (OUI – formerly known as Isis Innovation) is the Technology Transfer Office of Oxford University. Dehns has been working with OUI for many years and has established an excellent working relationship with them, working...

Understanding complex materials to draft patents

Inven2 is the Technology Transfer Office (TTO) for the University of Oslo, and Oslo University Hospital, Norway, and with whom Dehns has worked for more than 30 years. Issue In August 2016, Dehns Head of Biotechnology, Hanna Dzieglewska was approached by...

Ensuring new features are protected

Oxford Flow Ltd designs, sells and manufactures industrial pressure regulators using innovative technology to provide new levels of performance for natural gas transmission, water distribution, oil and gas, and process industries. Dr Mark Bell,...

Guiding our client through flotation

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...

The importance of protecting your IP

Isle of Man based Strix is the world's No.1 manufacturer of controls, and water heating systems for domestic appliances. Strix were recently involved in legal action to protect their intellectual property (IP) rights and position as a world leader. On...

Driving clients to success

WheelRight is a privately owned, Oxford based, technology company which has developed an award-winning drive over system which automatically measures and records the pressure in a vehicle’s tyres. It can also assess the vehicle’s weight, load...

Dehns overcomes opposition through craftsmanship

Dehns' partner Neil Campbell represented Borealis AG before the Appeal Board at the European Patent Office in a case concerning uniaxially oriented multi-layer films which are used in a variety of packaging solutions. Borealis AG had obtained a...