At Sandersons, we are experts in UK, EU and European intellectual property law.
We act in regard to UK and European patents, trade marks and design rights on behalf of IP attorneys, in-house counsel, corporations and businesses from around the world.
Our specialist attorneys offer a high quality service at very competitive prices to our clients, without the additional overheads of London firms.
We are a friendly, partner-led firm and we take pride in developing long-lasting and close relationships with our foreign associates. We are always interested in establishing new relationships with overseas attorneys, and we are able to represent your clients before:
- UK Intellectual Property Office – UKIPO
- European Patent Office – EPO
- Unified Patent Court – UPC
- World Intellectual Property Organization – WIPO
We are also able to file EU trade mark and registered design applications and are well placed to handle EU matters on your behalf post-Brexit.
Our services for overseas attorneys
- UK and European patent filings and prosecution
- UK and EU (direct or international) trade mark and registered design filings and prosecution.
- UK and UPC validations
- European patent oppositions
- UK and EU trade mark oppositions
- Patent, trade mark and design invalidity actions
- Patent, trade mark and design renewals.
How we help Overseas Attorneys
Flexible fee structure
We offer very competitive rates for our services, and are happy to consider discounts for large volumes of work.
We do not routinely make a charge for taking over representation of existing applications.
All our annuities and maintenance fees can be handled by our in-house team, allowing us to keep close control of the renewals process and costs.
Our in-house renewals and formalities team offer a personal, cost-effective service for all your IP annuities, docketing and renewal payment requirements.
Sandersons, European Intellectual Property Law Specialists
Request a schedule of charges
“Sandersons are responsive and know what they are doing. I don’t hesitate in putting anything into their hands. Their pricing is realistic and the service is great. I have total confidence in them.”Frank KaufholdManaging Director, UTEL
“Changing to Sandersons was one of the best business decisions I have ever made. We have found that service is everything to Sandersons – they listen intently to the detail and give good, solid advice.”George PageManaging Director, Carcoon
"Sandersons have been extremely helpful in protecting and enforcing our rights. We very much enjoy working with them - they are friendly and approachable and have an excellent understanding of the issues faced by internet businesses."Alex ChestermanFounder & CEO, Zoopla Property Group Ltd.
"The Sandersons team are friendly and approachable and always take the time to explain the complex issues involved in a straightforward way. They have an excellent understanding of the issues faced by businesses."Will HitchcockManaging Director, Above Surveying