Marks & Clerk Solicitors

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Marks & Clerk Solicitors LLP is one of the leading intellectual property law firms in the UK. Our litigation and commercial expertise covers all aspects of patents, trade marks, domain and trade names, designs and copyright.

In addition to our UK practice, Marks & Clerk incorporates lawyers and other litigators across several other jurisdictions, including Marks & Clerk Law LLP in Canada and associated law firm Anthony Evans & Co. in Hong Kong.

We are experienced in:

  • providing validity and infringement opinions
  • bringing and defending legal proceedings in the Courts
  • advising on strategic issues relating to UK rights and IP rights across Europe and the world
  • representing clients in arbitration and mediation
  • acting in a wide range of commercial transactions including licensing and due diligence

We take care to understand the business and technical environments in which our clients operate. We value our strong and lasting client relationships and work hard to maintain them.

Most of our lawyers have science or engineering backgrounds; we advise clients in a wide range of technologies and business areas.

Our principal industry sectors include:

  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Electronics
  • Telecommunications
  • Digital entertainment
  • IT/Software
  • Mechanical
  • Engineering
  • Chemical
  • Consumer Goods
  • Fashion
  • Retail



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Will Jensen
Managing Associate

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Trevor Crosse
Managing Associate

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Marcus Riby-Smith

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Tom Taylor

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