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Dehns is one of Europe's leading firms of patent and trade mark attorneys


Dehns was founded in 1920 and is one of Europe’s leading firms of patent and trade mark attorneys. They are consistently ranked in the top tier of UK firms by legal and industry guides.

Their practical, creative and commercially-focussed approach to intellectual property helps them to turn their clients’ ideas, inventions and brands into patents, trade marks and registered designs that are valuable commercial assets.

Services include:
• Patent preparation and filing
• Invention identification & patentability opinions
• Worldwide prosecution of patent applications through to grant
• EPO oppositions & appeals
• UK litigation

• Trade Mark preparation and filing
• Trade Mark Searching
• Worldwide prosecution through to registration
• Cancellation and Invalidity Proceedings

• IP strategy advice and portfolio management • Freedom to operate, infringement and validity advice
• Assignments & licenses
• IP due diligence & valuation
• Watching services

Rewards 2017-18

Dehns are providing the chance for 5 Science students, with at least 50 points, to attend an Employability Session. This will cover how to become a patent attorney and more information on this particular role, as well as CV and interview advice.

Patent Attorneys are graduate scientists, who undertake legal training as part of their employment. For more information, see here.





We are proud to announce that Dehns Technical Assistant David Leverett has been awarded the Gill Prize by @TheCIPAhttps://t.co/LqZOJW7FMv

Posted 12 days ago

@tuftythecat Good point Tufty. Let's hope the EBA takes the opportunity to look at double patenting more broadly an… https://t.co/GQkNT4H3ER

Posted 13 days ago

In this article, Dehns Patent Attorney Daniel Rowe looks at double patenting at the EPO: https://t.co/SEkzOvnnIh… https://t.co/ibjaqZkIoY

Posted 15 days ago


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2015-17: Dehns provided an employability session on how to become a Patent Attorney.


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Last Updated: 16/08/2017