The European Intellectual Property Firm

The European
Intellectual Property Firm
London · Munich

Carpmaels & Ransford

A pioneer in intellectual property

Carpmaels & Ransford is a full-service European intellectual property firm at the forefront of a rapidly changing IP landscape.

As a trusted advisor to so many world-class companies and brands, we have been regarded as a pioneer in handling intellectual property for over 200 years. We are known for a consistent ability to anticipate client needs and apply unparalleled expertise to complex challenges.

What sets us apart? We believe it’s our united talents. We join up our knowledge and resources, blending vast experience with infectious enthusiasm, expert knowledge with a constant hunger to learn more, and individual skill with great teamwork.

We are unique in our ability to offer a truly integrated service, managing our clients’ intellectual property from inception to commercialisation, enforcement, litigation and defence.

The result is a combined intellectual powerhouse, working closely with our clients to generate the most incisive strategies and arguments.

Clients trust us to get it right.

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246
Years old
28
Partners
79
Senior Associates & Associates
45
Technical Assistants
"I have worked with a dozen European patent firms and none can match the synergy of the people (partners and associates) of Carpmaels. Their expertise, their dynamism, the energy to tackle problems and find solutions, and their ability to achieve success is incomparable to other firms."
Legal 500, 2022
“They are the gold standard for patents. They are highly regarded in the UK and also internationally."

"Carpmaels is a powerful combination of solicitors and patent attorneys, which makes them an attractive offering."
Chambers & Partners, 2022
“They are very good, hands-on practitioners, who also excel at client management and often have creative suggestions for avoiding litigation. Of all the English firms we have worked with, they provide the most balanced and genuinely helpful advice. The patent attorneys are at the top of their game and provide useful litigation support.”
IAM Patent 1000, 2022
"Equally proficient at portfolio management and litigation – and adept in IP transactions – Carpmaels flexes full-spectrum trademark expertise for its eminent clientele."
WTR 1000, 2021
“High-level thinkers who see the big picture.”
Chambers & Partners, 2021