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

Swindell & Pearson is listed as one of ‘Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2019’ by the Financial Times

Swindell & Pearson are delighted to be featured in a Financial Times (FT) special report on ‘Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2019’. This report was compiled by FT researcher partner Statista and based on recommendations made by clients and peers.

We have also been specifically recommended for our electrical engineering expertise.

With 2,727 clients and peers participating and self-recommendations prohibited, 142 firms have been included in the report and some firms have been specifically recommended in certain sectors. Out of the 142 firms 39 are based in the United Kingdom.

Paul Higgin, head of the patent team, commented ''We’re delighted to be recognised as one of Europe’s leading patent law firms by our clients and peers. The team works incredibly hard to form close relationships with our clients and ensure they receive the very best expert advice at all times. The patent team continues to expand its technical reach beyond its core of telecoms, software and electronics and now offers expertise in machine learning.''

The report is based on a survey that was sent out to 2,500 experts working in the patent departments of companies as well as 7,500 specialist attorneys working in patent law firms from February 25th to April 5th 2019.

Click to read the whole special report on the Financial Times website.

Swindell & Pearson is a UK based firm of patent and trade mark attorneys that has been helping businesses and individuals protect and defend their ideas, innovations and brands for over 135 years. Based in the East Midlands, the firm has offices in Derby, Stoke, Wolverhampton and Stafford as well as in Sheffield. To find out how Swindell & Pearson can help you and your business with any intellectual property requirements please get in touch via or by telephone on 01332 367 051.


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