Intellectual Property Law

When it comes to protecting your brands, your creations and your inventions, you need a trusted intellectual property law firm that will help you to maximise your assets and protect what makes them unique. Your business has invested precious time and resources in their development and they should remain yours to commercialise to their full potential.

Our global intellectual property (IP) practice spans offices worldwide and works across key jurisdictions to provide exceptional IP advice across the full life cycle of your IP rights including advertising and marketing, entertainment and sports, regulatory, patents, trademarks, copyright, design rights and related litigation and transactional work.

Delivering a complete range of IP services, our strength lies in technical excellence and international reach delivered with a collaborative approach. We offer an outstanding team of intellectual property lawyers who will support you wherever you operate around the globe. As your business grows and expands, there is often a desire to venture beyond a country's borders; our international experience allows us to advise businesses operating from locations around the world including the United States, Europe and Asia on the growth of their intangible assets.

They have built a cohesive team where they complement one another. They communicate well and are very good at recommending others within the firm if there is other expertise that I require.Chambers Global

We help IP owners overcome complex obstacles and optimise new opportunities. Every step on the path to market presents different challenges for you and your business. Our IP lawyers will work with you to overcome those challenges by delivering practical, cost-effective legal advice focused on growing and protecting your business.

Our IP practice works as part of a full-service international law firm, allowing us to provide a comprehensive offering that seamlessly combines your IP interests with other facets of your organisation, developing a more holistic picture of your business objectives to ensure your success.

A complete offering in IP law

Looking for IP services in another jurisdiction? Our global IP team operates in Canada, China, France, Germany, Singapore, UAE and UK. Switch your location using the location selector to view further details. 

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Client work

"For many global brand owners, these international titans are the first port of call."
World Trademark Review

We act for many of the world's leading companies and advise them on IP law across Canada, Europe, China, Dubai, Singapore and around the world. Find out more about some of our past projects.

A winning reputation

Our IP professionals are committed to delivering results for our clients. This dedication underscores the many awards and rankings we receive each year:

Our teams in Canada, China, UAE, France and the UK are recognized among the top firms globally for patent and trademark advisory in the Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) "IP Stars" firm rankings, with a focus on contentious and prosecution work, and for transactions work.  The World Trademark Review (WTR) and IAM Patent 1000 recognises our trademark professionals annually across multiple areas, including litigation, prosecution and transaction.

The Legal 500Chambers UKChambers Europe, and Chambers Global consistently rank our team across several IP categories in Canada, the UAE and the UK. The Best Lawyers® Guides also name our lawyers in its annual Canada, France and UK editions.

Work with us

Our outstanding intellectual property lawyers will support you wherever you operate around the globe; including the most challenging of jurisdictions. Contact us for practical legal advice on protecting and enforcing your IP assets.