Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys
Description of Activities:
Elkington and Fife LLP is a leading firm of patent and trade mark attorneys dealing with all areas of technology. The firm has offices in Central London and Sevenoaks, Kent.
Elkington and Fife LLP was founded in 1927 and was one of the first firms in the UK to offer specialist expertise in the field of chemistry. From its original specialisation in chemistry, Elkington and Fife LLP now has a well established reputation covering all areas of technology and all areas of intellectual property. The attorneys in the firm all have technical university degrees which currently cover the fields of chemistry, physics, biochemistry, pharmacology, electronics and civil engineering.
The services offered by Elkington and Fife LLP include the preparation, filing and prosecution of UK, European and international patent applications, as well as UK, European Community and foreign trade mark and registered design applications. We have extensive experience of opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.
We also give infringement and validity advice for patents, trade marks and registered designs as well as opinions relating to design right, industrial copyright and passing off issues. We have assisted our clients in numerous patent and trade mark disputes over the years, such as Genentech's Patent.
The firm represents a number of multinational corporations as well as many small and medium-sized companies, and individuals. The firm also works with firms of attorneys principally in the US, Japan and Korea.
Elkington and Fife LLP at present has nine partners and a number of associates/trainee attorneys. Summaries and experiences of all the partners at Elkington and Fife are available on the company website. For queries relating to nanotechnology, please contact Dr. Richard Gillard.
Elkington and Fife LLP
Thavies Inn House
3-4 Holborn Circus
Direct: +44 (0)20 7936 8812
email: [email protected]