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Non-EU Clients and Associates

We can provide support and assistance in relation to any intellectual property matter that arises within Europe.

Over its 130 year history, Swindell & Pearson Ltd has acquired vast experience in acting as a local associate in Europe and the UK for overseas clients. We act before the UK Intellectual Property Office, the European Patent Office, and the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (for European trade marks and designs). Swindell & Pearson are experts in the areas of:

  • Preparing filing and prosecuting patent, trade mark and design applications in Europe and the UK
  • Patent and trade mark searching and associated advice
  • Defending against third party objections and oppositions, including cancellation and revocation proceedings
  • Attacking third party patents, trade marks and designs, for example via opposition proceedings
  • Advising on the infringement and validity of European and UK patents, trade marks and designs
  • Assigning and licensing European and UK patents, trade marks and designs

Our attorneys are committed to providing a very reliable, responsive and high quality service to our overseas clients and associates.

If you wish to contact us, please contact one of our Attorneys directly, or ask us to call you back.

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