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Swindell & Pearson Ltd is a modern and progressive firm of UK and European patent attorneys and trade mark attorneys.



Upcoming Change to Search Fee on International Patent Applications Entering the Regional Phase in Europe

A recent decision at the European Patent Office (EPO) has changed the search fee payable for some international (PCT) patent applications entering the regional phase in Europe.


We’re WTR 1000 recommended!

We’re delighted to announce that our trade mark team has been recommended in the 2018 edition of the WTR 1000. Trade mark attorneys Nick Womsley and Kieron Taylor were also singled out for praise by their clients.


A Big Welcome to Noel Sanders who Joins us as a Patent Advisor

Swindell & Pearson is delighted to welcome Noel Sanders to the firm.


Swindell & Pearson Case Study - Obtaining Patent Protection for Mobile Acuity’s High-Value Innovation

Founded by computer visionaries Dr Anthony Ashbrook and Dr Mark Wright, Mobile Acuity uses image recognition technology to bridge the gap between offline and online media. Our latest case study shows how Patent Attorney Paul Higgin secured international patent protection for Mobile Acuity’s visual search technology.


Swindell & Pearson Case Study - Obtaining Trade Mark Protection for Tidyco

When Derby based Tidyco began to plan out its international expansion, the hydraulic & pneumatic supplier to the rail industry realised that protecting its trade mark rights was essential. In this case study, find out how Patent and Trade Mark attorney Antony Gallafent worked with Tidyco to protect its brands.

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