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Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms: biotechnology & food
Patent Law FirmCountry of OriginRating
HGFUnited Kingdom1 gold
MurgitroydUnited Kingdom1 gold
PatentreePortugal1 gold
Potter ClarksonUnited Kingdom1 gold
Schweiger & PartnersGermany1 gold
Carpmaels & RansfordUnited Kingdom1 gold
D Young & CoUnited Kingdom2 silver
De Clercq & PartnersBelgium2 silver
df-mpGermany2 silver
EIPUnited Kingdom2 silver
GJEUnited Kingdom2 silver
Hoffmann EitleGermany2 silver
Mewburn EllisUnited Kingdom2 silver
Vossius & PartnerGermany2 silver
ABG Intellectual PropertySpain3 bronze
Boult Wade TennantUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Cabinet PlasseraudFrance3 bronze
Greaves BrewsterUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Hamm & WittkoppGermany3 bronze
J A KempUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Kilburn & StrodeUnited Kingdom3 bronze
MaiwaldGermany3 bronze
Marks & ClerkUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Mathys & SquireUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Venner ShipleyUnited Kingdom3 bronze

Firms were ranked by clients and peers in three classes: 1 gold (very frequently recommended); 2 silver (frequently recommended); and 3 bronze (recommended). For a methodology of how the tables were compiled, click here.

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We highlight Europe’s most highly rated patent law firms as recommended by clients and peers. Plus: carmakers’ designs for the future; technical knowhow and legal skill is a potent mix; delays on EU’s cost-cutting patents court; China plays catch-up with Europe and US in filing race

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