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  • Making your ideas work harder

    Making your ideas
    work harder

    Our patent and trade mark attorneys will help you protect and profit from your ideas, as your European IP partner.

  • Highly qualified European IP specialists

    Highly qualified
    European IP specialists

    Our clear thinking, straight talking team of experts will guide you through the rapidly changing world of intellectual property.

  • Technically sharp, commercially focused

    Technically sharp,
    commercially focused

    It is the blend of legal, technical and commercial expertise that sets our attorneys apart and delivers valuable results for our clients.

We are UK, German and European Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys specialising in helping organisations protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property rights.

Our People

Our People

It is our blend of legal, technical and commercial experience that sets our attorneys apart. Intelligent and smart, we know our way around the IP world.

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Our People

Our Services

Our Services

From obtaining and enforcing to exploiting and defending IP rights, we provide a comprehensive range of services spanning patents, trade marks and designs.

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Our Approach

Our Approach

We make the complex world of intellectual property simple, with the promise of jargon-free advice, so that our clients know exactly where they stand.

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Our Approach

Our Reputation

Our Reputation

Our clients trust us to unpick complex challenges and deliver results. We are known for our agility, tenacity and insight. We deliver incisive, creative strategies and arguments.

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UK Unregistered Design Rights (UDR)

Neptune v DeVOL Kitchens [2017] EWHC 2172 A lesson in relying on unregistered design protection. UK Unregistered Design Rights (UDR) UK UDR grants an owner the right to prevent unauthorised copying of a particular design in the UK. No formal registrati …

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Structure of a Patent Application

Drafting a new patent application for an invention can be a complex process, because it involves taking cutting-edge scientific concepts and placing them in a legal framework. For this reason, as patent attorneys, we are very reliant on inventors to re …

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Patent or Design?

The coexistence of Patents and Registered Designs often causes confusion about the best mode of protection to seek for a particular product or process. We have outlined the basic differences between a Patent and a Registered Design below, along with so …

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UK looks set to ratify the Hague Agreement for International Designs, enabling UK-based applicants to continue fili… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Intellectual property is an important part of many businesses! Make sure your #IP is as healthy as can be. #IP4biz twitter.com/The_IPO/status…

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Southampton Office

Kings Park House, 22 Kings Park Road
Southampton SO15 2AT, UK
info@chapmanip.com
T +44 (0) 23 8000 2022
F +44 (0) 23 8000 2023

Munich Office

Tal 44, 80331 Munich,
Germany
munich@chapmanip.com
T +44 (0) 23 8000 2022

Cardiff Office

Cardiff Business Technology Centre
Senghennydd Road, Cardiff CF24 4AY, UK
cardiff@chapmanip.com
T +44 (0) 29 2009 9999
F +44 (0) 29 2066 4319

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