Potter Clarkson scoops 6 medals in Financial Times report on Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2021

Potter Clarkson has been awarded five gold and one silver medal in the prestigious Financial Times rankings of patent law firms in Europe.

The impressive performance puts the firm among the top four patent specialists in Europe, with gold medals awarded for its credentials in the fields of biotechnology & food, chemistry & pharmaceuticals, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and IT & software - as well as a silver medal for its expertise in materials & nanotechnology.

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

It means a lot to have been recommended so highly by our valued clients and esteemed peers across Europe. We always strive for the very highest standards and work hard to deliver the best commercial outcomes for our clients.

“This recognition is particularly heartening amid the challenges brought by the pandemic and is testament to the resilience and dedication of our attorneys operating across Europe.”

In total, 168 recommended firms appear in the overall list which is based on the recommendations of more than 3200 clients and peers, with self-nomination prohibited. Specific sector medals are awarded in three classes:

  • Gold - very frequently recommended
  • Silver - frequently recommended
  • Bronze - recommended