Potter Clarkson achieves top four ranking in Financial Times’ Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms report 2022

Potter Clarkson has maintained its position as one of the top four patent specialists in Europe, according to the latest Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms report from the Financial Times.

The firm achieved six awards in total - five golds and one silver - showcasing its expertise in sectors including biotechnology & food, chemistry & pharmaceuticals, electrical engineering, IT & software, materials & nanotechnology and mechanical engineering.

In total, 167 firms made it into the overall list of the most recommended law firms for services around patent prosecution and patent strategy consultation in Europe. The peer-to-peer research saw more than 10,000 patent attorneys and clients invited to take part in a survey, with the recommendations of more than 3,200 clients and peers considered.

Steve Smith, managing partner of the Potter Clarkson Group, said:

We are extremely proud to maintain our top four position in this prestigious report, particularly as it is based on the recommendations of our clients and peers. It demonstrates the continued commitment of our attorneys to delivering the very highest standards of work for our clients and showcases our expertise across multiple sectors.”

Firms that were highly recommended were ranked in three classes:

  • Gold (very frequently recommended)
  • Silver (frequently recommended)
  • Bronze (recommended)