Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms: chemistry & pharmaceuticals
Patent Law FirmCountry of OriginRating
Carpmaels & RansfordUnited Kingdom1 gold
GJEUnited Kingdom1 gold
HGFUnited Kingdom1 gold
Hoffmann EitleGermany1 gold
MaiwaldGermany1 gold
MurgitroydUnited Kingdom1 gold
Vossius & PartnerGermany1 gold
Bird & BirdUnited Kingdom2 silver
D Young & CoUnited Kingdom2 silver
EIPUnited Kingdom2 silver
Hamm & WittkoppGermany2 silver
J A KempUnited Kingdom2 silver
Kilburn & StrodeUnited Kingdom2 silver
Marks & ClerkUnited Kingdom2 silver
Mewburn EllisUnited Kingdom2 silver
PatentreePortugal2 silver
Potter ClarksonUnited Kingdom2 silver
Appleyard LeesUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Boult Wade TennantUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Cabinet PlasseraudFrance3 bronze
De Clercq & PartnersBelgium3 bronze
df-mpGermany3 bronze
dompatentGermany3 bronze
Eisenführ SpeiserGermany3 bronze
Elkington + FifeUnited Kingdom3 bronze
ForrestersUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Freischem & PartnerGermany3 bronze
GrüneckerGermany3 bronze
Herzog Fiesser & PartnerGermany3 bronze
InspicosDenmark3 bronze
Isler & PedrazziniSwitzerland3 bronze
König . Szynka . Tilmann . von RenesseGermany3 bronze
Lederer & KellerGermany3 bronze
Mathys & SquireUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Sagittarius IPUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Schaad Balass Menzl & PartnerSwitzerland3 bronze
Simmons & SimmonsUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Ter Meer Steinmeister & PartnerGermany3 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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