About Marks & Clerk LLP
Marks & Clerk has long been established as a provider of Intellectual Property (IP) services to the chemical industry in the North West, advising many of the region?s largest chemical companies, as well as a number of SMEs based in the science hubs at Alderley Park, Daresbury and The Health at Runcorn.
Our chemical and life sciences team is made up of UK and European qualified patent attorneys who all have backgrounds in chemistry or life sciences, many with industrial or post-graduate experience. We therefore have the technical knowledge and experience to understand the science behind your innovations, as well as the legal skills to help you identify, protect and exploit those innovations to provide you with a competitive edge in today?s global marketplace.
Our clients range from individuals with good ideas, to SMEs and multi-nationals with large, global IP portfolios. Operating internationally, we advise companies the world over to deliver world-class integrated IP protection from our offices in Europe (including 8 offices across the UK), Asia, Australasia and North America.
We provide advice on:
Patents - An international leader working with clients of all sizes to identify and secure robust patent protection that is commercially relevant to your company's objectives.
Designs - Unrivalled expertise in obtaining tailored protection for the physical appearance of your products and designs.
Trade marks - One of the world?s largest filers of trademarks, working closely with you to understand your business and how your brand can be safeguarded.
Commercial Services, Due Diligence, Litigation and IP Valuation - Providing our clients a fully integrated end-to-end service from IP identification and prosecution through to valuation and litigation.
Our Manchester office celebrated its 120th year in 2013 and has grown considerably over the years. We are now one of the largest teams of patent and trade mark attorneys in the region. For more information on how we can help protect your IP interests, please contact us.