We help companies, organisations and individuals across all sectors of business to understand, create, protect and defend the commercial value of their innovations anywhere in the world through intellectual property rights. 

As a full-service intellectual property law firm with expertise in patents, trade marks, designs, litigation, licensing and consultancy, we can provide you with specialist support in all areas of IP including:

  • Identifying what you can protect
  • Securing your rights
  • Realising the full value of your assets with smart commercial arrangements
  • Helping you develop the value of your innovations by enforcing your rights against competitors
  • Putting in place a managed IP strategy to maximise commercial opportunities that come your way

At Potter Clarkson, we are recognised for our wide-ranging technical and legal expertise, progressive thinking, business knowledge, deep commercial insight and approachability. As a pan-European firm, with offices in multiple EU-member states, we are able to support clients in all aspects of IP.

We make it our business to understand our clients’ business sectors, practical challenges and commercial ambitions for the future. Providing the very highest quality of client service, strategic advice and ‘right first time’ delivery, we ultimately measure our own success by the success of our clients.


At Potter Clarkson, we have one clearly defined purpose:

Creating value from innovation

This provides us with the context and meaning for the work we do every day. We are committed to using our expertise to solve the IP challenges you face so your innovations can reach their full commercial potential.

Through our integrated service lines, deep sector knowledge and genuine interest in your ideas, we offer a complete IP solution to every challenge and opportunity you face.




You can be truly confident in our abilities – we are recognised as a top-tier firm in Europe, having received accreditations from the IP profession’s leading benchmarking organisations and programmes. 

We also have the infrastructure to match our credentials as a leading European firm, enabling us to continuously improve the quality of our services by investing in our people and systems. Our 200-strong specialist team operates from dedicated offices in the UK, Sweden and Denmark, supported by an established network of overseas attorneys to provide expert advice, wherever you want to take your product or brand. 

Having been in business for more than 130 years, we take great pride in our heritage but also keep our eyes firmly focussed on the future. That’s why we invest heavily in shaping our services and products around your evolving needs.