Global leading intellectual property law firm
As early as 1911 the British press referred to Marks & Clerk as being "recognised as the greatest firm of its kind in the world".
Our world-class reputation continues today, with frequent nominations for awards and top rankings in major legal directories and surveys. Below you’ll find some of our more recent awards and accolades from around the world.
The very first Marks & Clerk office opened in Birmingham in 1887, to serve British innovations. Today, Marks & Clerk has an impressive global reach, with offices in nine of the most innovative cities across Canada, Europe, the UK and Asia Pacific. We've developed close partnerships with IP firms across the world that have the IP expertise and service ethic that our clients expect.
As a leading global intellectual property law firm, Marks & Clerk is renowned for having played a monumental part in revolutionary innovations across the technology sector. We operate by helping many innovators to protect and commercialise their ideas. Whether it be filing patents and trademarks or providing legal advice and support, Marks & Clerk is proud to have been at the forefront of helping these ideas become a reality, and to have contributed to global innovation.