So many of modern society’s technological challenges are met by developments in the far-ranging disciplines of engineering. These provide practical and commercially viable solutions to the world’s ever-increasing demands for efficiency, speed, complexity and innovation in our industries and businesses.

Protecting intellectual property in engineering is essential for securing legal rights, fostering innovation, gaining a competitive advantage and maximising the commercial value of intellectual assets. It encourages investment, collaboration and growth in the engineering industry.

Our attorneys come from varied technical backgrounds in areas of engineering, including mechanical, chemical, electrical and electronics. These qualifications, together with our combined broad spectrum of industrial experience, ensure we are best placed to understand your innovations in whatever field of engineering they may occur. We can also quickly drill down to the heart of the inventive concept to ensure we seek the most comprehensive and commercially valuable protection possible for your IP.

Our attorneys are also expert at providing advice on the scope and validity of competitors’ rights and opinions on infringement and freedom to operate.

Our patent attorneys work hand-in-hand with our Designs and Trade Marks teams to support brand protection for names and logos, or in design features of the product or software. Our team also assists clients in drafting development, manufacturing and distribution agreements, supply of goods and services contracts, terms and conditions of sale and supply, and other agreements.