We are delighted to announce that Mathys & Squire remain in the top tier of Legal 500. Our continued focus on robust, practical IP advice, along with our unrelenting emphasis on delivering clients with a first-class service is what sets Mathys & Squire apart from the competition.
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âMathys & Squire LLPâs âabsolutely first class teamâ is âproactive with advice, but responsive to clientsâ needs and requirementsâ. The group is âvery knowledgeable, both from a scientific as well as a business point of viewâ and âproactively safeguards clientsâ interestsâ. In 2016, the team successfully defended British Gas against a ÂŁ30m infringement claim by MeterTech and Vanclare, and successfully represented Abbott Diabetes Care in an opposition proceeding relating to a continuous glucose monitoring device. Martin MacLean has âa good breadth of knowledge in the life sciences fieldâ, âa deep understanding of the law and the procedures at the EPOâ, and âexcellent track record of handling very difficult casesâ. MacLean has been assisting Public Health England, MicroPharm and Oxford University with the protection of the vaccine against the Ebola virus. Ilya Kazi is noted for his âgreat knowledge of the medical device sector; he gives suggestions instead of just taking instructionâ. Paul Cozens âcombines excellent technical skills with good business acumen and pragmatismâ. James Wilding and of counsel Annabel Hector are experienced in EPO prosecution and handle opposition and appeal work. Attorneys Dani Kramer, Chris Hamer and Harvey Adams are also recommended, as are senior associates Aymeric Vienne and Craig Titmus, who are âexcellent patent attorneys with strong technical backgrounds and highly developed legal skillsââ
Our trade mark team is singled out for their âtechnical ability, prompt responses, excellent client service and broad and in-depth industry knowledgeâ. Clients also praise their âability to think laterally and create excellent, forward-thinking trade mark strategiesâ. The team is led by Manchester-based Gary Johnston and is supported by a number of highly regarded attorneys, including dual-qualified solicitor and trade mark attorney Margaret Arnott, who has notable experience of filing and prosecuting trade mark and design applications, as well as managing large portfolios of trade marks; the âdiligent and pragmaticâ Robert Hawley, who is assisting new client MĂźller on its UK and Ireland trade mark portfolio management; and Laura West, who is âvery clear in communicating and very quick at getting back to clientsâ. Other recent highlights include assisting British Gas with oppositions against trade marks filed by Ecotricity Group for the marks British Green Gas and Green British Gas.
Mathys & Squire would like to publicly thank all of our clients for their feedback which goes directly to Legal 500 and towards our ranking.
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