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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“A top-quality firm of patent attorneys, Carpmaels & Ransford LLP provides ‘exceptional, on-point and enlightening guidance and advice’.”
Legal 500, 2017
“Both the attorney and litigation teams are exceptionally professional and knowledgeable. Their ability to easily interact and provide a comprehensive overview of entire projects is invaluable.”
IAM Patent 1000, 2017
“Carpmaels & Ransford are the gold standard for patent prosecution.”
IP Stars, 2017
“The team is very experienced and is keen to deliver excellent results for clients.”
Chambers & Partners, 2018
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Brexit and intellectual property rights in Europe
Despite the headlines, there is reassuringly little change

The UK’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) has created uncertainty for intellectual property rights in Europe. The situation for patents is simple though – there will be no change when the UK leaves the EU.

The European Patent Office (EPO) has never been part of the EU, so Carpmaels & Ransford will continue to provide pan-European prosecution and litigation in the UK national courts, as we have done for many years.

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