Chambers and Partners, one of the leading legal directories that identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in over 180 jurisdictions throughout the world, has published its 2021 guide.
Potter Clarkson has maintained its rankings and is recognised as a leading firm for intellectual property. The firm has been ranked Band 2 UK-wide for its patent and trade mark work and Band 3 for intellectual property in the Midlands. Partners Peter Finnie and Richard Roberts also received individual recognition.
The guide states:
‘Maintains a reputation for expertise in patents, trade marks and designs that extends far beyond the firm's Midlands base. Acts for global brands and companies large and small in chemicals, electronics, life sciences and mechanical engineering. Assists with EPO oppositions, high-value litigation, licensing deals and due diligence for corporate transactions. Has offices in Munich, Sweden and Denmark.’
‘Team of solicitors providing a commercial and litigation arm to the renowned Potter Clarkson patent and trade mark attorney practice. Acts for a large international client following in the life sciences, engineering and hi-tech sectors.’
'Peter Finnie helps electronics businesses ranging from venture capital-backed start-ups to global conglomerates clear the way for and protect their technology. He also offers expertise assisting clients in obtaining funding.'
'Richard Roberts is an IP rights all-rounder with a focus on complex trade mark, copyright, design and patent disputes. He has significant litigation experience before the High Court.'