Year-on-year, Carpmaels & Ransford is ranked in the highest tier for Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) and Intellectual Asset Management (IAM)
Carpmaels & Ransford is renowned as a leader in the European IP market and a premier prosecution firm, with an opposition practice that continues to be one of the largest in Europe supported by a fast growing litigation practice. We are unique in that our solicitors, barristers and patent/trade mark attorneys are all members of the same firm and work in the same office which results in a truly integrated team.
“The firm has been diversifying its practice recently, and its push to provide litigation capabilities to match its renowned non-contentious offering has proven extremely successful”. IAM Patent 1000, 2019
Recognition within directories and guides:
Carpmaels & Ransford was announced as the UK Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year 2019 at the annual Managing Intellectual Property Awards ceremony in London.
The firm was presented with the award for the third year in a row following an outstanding year for the entire team. Speaking about the award, Managing Partner, Richard Jackson, said: “The team continues to thrive and has had a great year working on some really interesting and exciting cases. We are delighted that our work has been recognised once again by MIP.”
The firm was also top-ranked again for UK Patent Prosecution in the IP Stars Handbook 2019 published by Managing IP. Eight of our partners were recognised as IP stars with a further four partners and senior associates recognised as rising stars.
Carpmaels & Ransford has been awarded UK Patent Attorney Firm of the Year at the inaugural Global IP Awards 2019 dinner, hosted by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) and World Trademark Review (WTR). “This award reflects the great work that we do for our clients and mirrors the corresponding Managing IP Award that we currently hold” said Richard Jackson, Managing Partner. “It is great to see that Carpmaels & Ransford’s top quality work has been recognised and rewarded once again.”
IAM Patent 1000 has once again recognised Carpmaels & Ransford in its rankings. In 2019, the firm remains highly recommended for patent prosecution work, with 13 partners recommended individually by the publication. This year the firm is delighted to announce that in addition to its top tier patent prosecution recognition, the expertise of our litigation team has also been recognised with the firm moving up to silver in the 2019 rankings.
Carpmaels & Ransford has been awarded the gold award for Best IP Advisor: UK & Ireland at the Innovation & IP Awards run by Leaders League.
The firm has experienced an exciting period of growth over the last two years. In addition to the continued growth of the patent prosecution and trade mark practices, the firm has developed and expanded its dispute resolution and transactions teams. This has cemented the firm’s ability to offer end-to-end services in IP which support clients through every phase of their business development.