Terms of Business

Marks & Clerk China:

Marks & Clerk Intellectual Property Agency (Beijing) Limited, known as Marks & Clerk China or M&C, is a wholly foreign owned enterprise and is registered in the People’s Republic of China (China) under Business Registration number 110000450122513.  M&C is a firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. The following are our standard terms of business upon which we will carry out all professional work on your behalf. These provisions are designed to assist us in providing you with an efficient and effective service and will form the basis of our ongoing relationship.

Professional liability insurance

Marks & Clerk Hong Kong is part of the Marks & Clerk group which carries global professional liability insurance provided by PAMIA Ltd, administered on their behalf by Thomas Miller Professional Indemnity of 90 Fenchurch Street London EC3M 4ST.

You may view and download here our Terms of Business for local Chinese clients and for foreign associates.
 


Marks & Clerk Hong Kong:

Marks & Clerk Hong Kong is a general Hong Kong partnership and is registered in Hong Kong under Business Registration number 32891568. A list of partners’ names is open to inspection at our registered office at Level 9, Cyberport 1, 100 Cyberport Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong. M&C is a firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. The following are our standard terms of business upon which we will carry out all professional work on your behalf. These provisions are designed to assist us in providing you with an efficient and effective service and will form the basis of our ongoing relationship.

Professional liability insurance

Marks & Clerk Hong Kong is part of the Marks & Clerk group which carries global professional liability insurance provided by PAMIA Ltd, administered on their behalf by Thomas Miller Professional Indemnity of 90 Fenchurch Street London EC3M 4ST.

Our full Terms of Business can be viewed and downloaded here.
 


Marks & Clerk Canada:

Marks & Clerk Canada is a general partnership and is registered in Ontario with business name registration number 240659516.

Marks & Clerk Canada is a firm of patent and trade mark agents. The following are our standard terms of business upon which we will carry out all professional work on your behalf. These provisions are designed to assist us in providing you with an efficient and effective service and will form the basis of our ongoing relationship.

Our full Terms of Business can be viewed and downloaded here.
 


Marks & Clerk Luxembourg:

Marks & Clerk (Luxembourg) LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC337545, and in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (R.C.S. Luxembourg B144318) as Conseil en propriété industrielle (122316).  A list of members’ names is open to inspection at our UK registered office, 90 Long Acre, London, WC2E 9RA.
Our full Terms of Business are attached.

All of the partners of Marks & Clerk (Luxembourg) LLP and qualified staff are members of either or all of the Fédération des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle au Luxembourg (FCPIL), the European Patent Institute (epi) and the Benelux Association for Trade Mark and Design Rights (BMM).

Professional liability insurance

Marks & Clerk Luxembourg LLP carries global professional liability insurance provided by PAMIA Ltd, administered on their behalf by Thomas Miller Professional Indemnity of 90 Fenchurch Street London EC3M 4ST.

Our full Terms of Business can be viewed and downloaded here.
 


Marks & Clerk Malaysia:

Marks & Clerk (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd is a private limited company registered in Malaysia with company number 857820-V.

All the professional advisors of the company are registered Malaysian patent, trade mark and industrial design agents.

Professional liability insurance

Marks & Clerk (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd is part of the Marks & Clerk group which carries global professional liability insurance provided by PAMIA Ltd, administered on their behalf by Thomas Miller Professional Indemnity of 90 Fenchurch Street London EC3M 4ST.

Our full Terms of Business can be viewed and downloaded here.

If you have any questions about Marks & Clerk, please contact your usual Marks & Clerk agent.
 


Marks & Clerk Singapore:

Marks & Clerk Singapore LLP is a limited liability partnership and is registered in Singapore with registered number T09LL1235J. A list of members’ names is open to inspection at our registered office, 77 Robinson Road, #17-00, Singapore 068896. M&C is a firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. The following are our standard terms of business upon which we will carry out all professional work on your behalf. These provisions are designed to assist us in providing you with an efficient and effective service and will form the basis of our ongoing relationship.

Professional liability insurance

Marks & Clerk Singapore LLP is part of the Marks & Clerk group which carries global professional liability insurance provided by PAMIA Ltd, administered on their behalf by Thomas Miller Professional Indemnity of 90 Fenchurch Street London EC3M 4ST.

Our full Terms of Business can be viewed and downloaded here

With respect to the data protection clause 10 of our Terms of Business, more information on our Personal Data Protection Policy and the contact details of our Data Protection Officer can be viewed and downloaded here.



Marks & Clerk (Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys, UK):

Marks & Clerk LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC343273. A list of members' names is open to inspection at our registered office: 90 Long Acre London WC2E 9RA.

Our full Terms of Business can be viewed and downloaded here.

The firm is regulated by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPREG). Details of the UK professional rules can be found on the IPREG website: www.ipreg.org.uk/information/code_conduct.php.

Professional liability insurance

Marks & Clerk LLP carries global professional liability insurance provided by PAMIA Ltd, administered on their behalf by Thomas Miller Professional Indemnity of 90 Fenchurch Street London EC3M 4ST.

If you have any questions about Marks & Clerk LLP or IPREG, please contact your usual Marks & Clerk attorney.
 


Marks & Clerk Solicitors:

Marks & Clerk Solicitors LLP is a limited liability partnership in England and Wales (with registered number OC343173) and is regulated by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg).

Our full Terms of Business can be viewed and downloaded here.
 
If you have any questions about Marks & Clerk Solicitors LLP, contact your relationship Partner.
 


Marks & Clerk Consulting:

Marks & Clerk Consulting LLP (Reg Partnership No QC36894 of 90 Long Acre London WC2E 9RA) is not regulated by IPREG or the SRA and carries separate insurance and separate terms of engagement from Marks & Clerk LLP, Marks & Clerk Solicitors LLP and other Marks & Clerk group businesses internationally.

Marks & Clerk Consulting snc (Immeuble "Visium", 22 avenue Aristide Briand, 94117 ARCUEIL CEDEX, France) is not regulated by CNCPI and carries separate insurance and separate terms of engagement from Marks & Clerk LLP, Marks & Clerk Solicitors LLP and other Marks & Clerk group businesses internationally.



Trading trade marks / LiquidIP:

The services offered by Marks & Clerk (M&C) as described on this website are solely intended to facilitate matching of sellers and buyers of registered trade marks. M&C shall in no circumstances be deemed to be a party to any transaction that is ultimately entered between any such sellers and buyers.

Any transaction for the sale of any registered trade mark shall be governed by a separate agreement to be entered into by the parties to any such sale and M&C shall not be a party to any such agreement by implication or otherwise.

M&C shall not be an agent, partner or form any fiduciary relationship with any entity wishing to use this service.

M&C specifically excludes any form of warranty as to a seller's title to ownership of any registered trade marks it wishes to sell. Any statutory warranties that may be implied against M&C are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permissible by law.

Any use of the services and supply of information to M&C that is to appear on the website must be made in accordance with good commercial practice. Any information provided to M&C must be accurate, made in good faith and in all other respects not be fraudulent, unlawful, offensive or contrary to any discrimination laws or regulations or breach any human rights.

The information contained on this website is taken from third party sources. While M&C will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that any and all information is accurate, M&C accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any inaccuracies in the information taken from such sources or supplied to M&C by either sellers or buyers of any registered trade marks.

M&C shall accept no liability whatsoever for any use of the services offered provided that nothing in these terms and conditions shall in any way limit M&C's liability for any losses caused by its negligence leading to death or personal injury or fraudulent misrepresentation.

These terms and conditions are governed in accordance with English Law and the English Courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute arising out of the terms and conditions.

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