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Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms: IT & software
Patent Law FirmCountry of OriginRating
GJEUnited Kingdom1 gold
MurgitroydUnited Kingdom1 gold
Potter ClarksonUnited Kingdom1 gold
Schweiger & PartnersGermany1 gold
Boult Wade TennantUnited Kingdom2 silver
Eisenführ SpeiserGermany2 silver
Freischem & PartnerGermany2 silver
HGFUnited Kingdom2 silver
Kilburn & StrodeUnited Kingdom2 silver
Marks & ClerkUnited Kingdom2 silver
Appleyard LeesUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Bardehle PagenbergGermany3 bronze
Boehmert & BoehmertGermany3 bronze
D Young & CoUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Hoffmann EitleGermany3 bronze
KeltieUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Maikowski & NinnemannGermany3 bronze
Müller-Boré & PartnerGermany3 bronze
Page White & FarrerUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Reddie & GroseUnited Kingdom3 bronze
Samson & PartnerGermany3 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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