Our technical capabilities are well matched to yours. We are experienced across the sectors of electronics, software, optics and photonics and telecommunications, oil and gas, sensors and medical technologies. We have in-depth knowledge not only of the technical specialisms you need but also of the R&D process and the commercial realities of getting products and services to market.

Our attorneys have the full breadth of experience across industrial sectors and have spent time in-house within industrial IP departments and working and researching in a university environment. We combine technical strength with business and commercial acumen and can work with you to protect and exploit the innovation in your technical area or business.

Day to day we can be found protecting and defending inventions across complex technologies. We work with you throughout the whole life cycle of innovation from invention harvesting and IP education for your workforce, through drafting and obtaining intellectual property rights in the UK and across your key marketplace and manufacturing territories including strategic advice. We provide support and advice on matters of infringement and validity and are experienced in undertaking EPO opposition and appeal work and supporting IP litigation.

We work with early stage tech companies and university spin outs, owner managed businesses, SMEs and multinationals and have extensive experience in managing IP rights globally including commercial IP strategy, licensing and due diligence.

We pride ourselves on working collaboratively with you. We aim to be approachable and listen to what you need, delivering practical advice that is both timely and commercially relevant to you as well as being cost effective. We look forward to working with you.

Our experience in this sector spans:

Optics & Photonics

Laser systems, fibre fabrication; sensors; imaging systems; holographic devices; optoelectronic devices; bulk optic and fibre components; optical signal processing.


Solid state devices; components and connectors; control devices; microprocessors; alarms; sensors; signal conditioning and processing apparatus; control software.


Fixed line; wireless; mobile; optical backbone; access networks; system and system components; modems; routers; system management; routing and control software.

Southampton Office

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

Munich Office

Tal 44, 80331 Munich,
T +44 (0) 23 8000 2022

Cardiff Office

Cardiff Business Technology Centre
Senghennydd Road, Cardiff CF24 4AY, UK
T +44 (0) 29 2009 9999
F +44 (0) 23 8000 2023

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