Potter Clarkson achieves top ranking in Legal 500

21 September 2011


Following the publication of the 2011 results for the Legal 500 survey of the UK legal profession, Potter Clarkson is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked in the top tier for patent and trade mark attorneys in the UK regions. 


The editorial reads:

Potter Clarkson LLP is highly praised for its ‘superb expertise and knowledge', and is ‘very skilled, both scientifically and in IP'. The Nottingham-based firm is rated for its specialist biotech and chemicals expertise. ‘One of the best in the field', Richard Bassett is well regarded for his advocacy experience, being ‘a top negotiator and excellent with oral hearings'. John Miles is ‘excellent on SPCs'. Newly promoted partner Caroline Marshall is also recommended. Highlights included defending AstraZeneca against EPO oppositions, and patent prosecution work for Nokia. The trade mark group, led by Sanjay Kapur and John Peacock, provides ‘pragmatic advice'. Clients include Bupa and Vision Express.

Now in its twenty-fourth edition, the Legal 500 United Kingdom is the largest and most in-depth survey of the UK legal market, analysing the practices of law firms, barristers' chambers, and firms of patent and trade mark attorneys.

Richard Bassett, managing partner, commented "I am delighted that we have been ranked in the top tier in this important survey. The results are based on feedback from our clients and it is very pleasing to see that our efforts to provide an excellent service have been recognised and appreciated."



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