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Potter Clarkson LLP

We’re Potter Clarkson LLP, an award-winning, top-tier firm of European patent and trade mark attorneys and IP lawyers, and one of the largest full service intellectual property practices in Europe.

Advising clients around the globe on intellectual property rights across a variety of industry sectors, Potter Clarkson is well-known for handling some of the most complex and challenging patent and trade mark cases, and is particularly well-regarded for its successful prosecution, opposition and appeal work. Our proven excellence has made it the European firm of choice for several global giants, household names, universities and SMEs, as well as smaller companies and individuals all of whom wish to benefit commercially from their investment into intellectual property. We are here to help with our wide-ranging technical expertise, experience and business knowledge.

Founded in 1889, the firm employs some 60 qualified professionals and 90 paralegals, administrators and support staff at our modern offices in Nottingham. Potter Clarkson is the largest single UK-sited specialist IP firm outside London. The firm also has offices in Munich, Stockholm and Lund enabling us to enhance further our service offering within continental Europe. Furthermore, our associations with top attorney firms worldwide mean we deliver the ideal combination – a truly international service with expert local knowledge.

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  • Nottingham

    The Belgrave Centre, Talbot Street, Nottingham NG1 5GG, United Kingdom
    Phone 44 115 955 2211
    Fax 44 115 955 2201

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