MIP Rankings
Carpmaels ranked Tier 1 for Patent Prosecution and Patent Contentious

Carpmaels & Ransford has been recognised as a Top Tier firm for Patent Prosecution in this year’s edition of IP Stars published by Managing IP. The firm was also ranked Tier 1 in the Patent Contentious category, Tier 2 in the Trade Mark Contentious category, and received further recommendations in the Trade Mark Prosecutions and IP Transactions categories.

17 Carpmaels Partners received individual recognition in the rankings, an increase from 15 in 2021.  Two Senior Associates, Lara Elder and Natalia Wegner, also received special mention in the directory. Further information on the rankings can be found here.

The guide features the following client testimonials:

"They provide advice on IP portfolio which supports both business success and portfolio success."

"Great people to work with. Stable long-term interactions with the same people. Very capable."

Editorial 2022

IP boutique Carpmaels & Ransford is among the elite firms in Europe for patent and SPC protection.  It has European patent attorneys for fields such as chemistry, life sciences, engineering, and ICT. The firm is also recommended for trade mark protection and IP disputes.

Life sciences specialist Hugh Goodfellow is the managing partner. Other notable senior European patent attorneys in the firm include Edward OatesHarvey Adams, Gary Small, Susan Kirsch, Daniel WiseJames WarnerMark ChapmanCameron Marshall, and John Brunner.

For patent disputes, the firm has a team of experienced litigators who strategically work alongside the patent attorneys  David WilsonCamilla Balleny, and Ian Kirby are the key senior litigators in the firm’s disputes practice. Wilson heads the disputes practice. Clients in need of IP transactions advice can go to Jake Marshall, who leads the firm’s commercial IP practice.

Roger Lush heads the trade mark department. Lush is supported by Jonathan Day, who is dual qualified as a solicitor and trade mark attorney.