We exist to offer commercially focused IP advice in a modern, efficient format. We keep this in mind in all of our work. 

We can help you with any IP related matter – this includes all aspects of auditing, obtaining, maintaining, enforcing, and defending your own IP rights, advising on the strength of third-party rights and helping to resolve disputes.

We have experience in a very wide range of technical subject matter areas and sectors. We also love learning about new technologies. We have a large volume of first-hand experience in the most difficult EPO subject matter areas.

We offer a full range of patent services including advice on IP strategy, IP auditing, patentability/landscape/freedom-to-operate searching, competitor watching, patent application drafting, filing and prosecution, representation at hearings at the European Patent Office and UK courts, commercialisation strategies, transactional advice when licensing and assigning IP, and due diligence.

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Having protected hundreds of designs at the EUIPO, UKIPO and elsewhere, we are well equipped to support you. We specialise in filing EU and UK design applications, including preparing design drawings suitable for filing in multiple jurisdictions (including EU, UK and USA).

We offer searching and watching services, and advise on the scope of registered and unregistered design rights. We also assist in enforcing your design rights or invalidation of third-party registered design rights, amongst other contentious design matters. For contentious trade mark and design matters, we will also assess your copyright position to provide the best chance of success.

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Your desired validation coverage will come at a fraction of the traditional, expected cost allowing you to focus more of your IP budget elsewhere.

Importantly, you will have the reassurance of having your project carried out by an IPReg-regulated attorney. Take advantage of European relationships we have built up over 20 years, without the usual price tag. We excel at multi-country European validation projects. Following a simple, single instruction from you, we efficiently deliver completed validations promptly and strictly within pre-agreed budgets.

We are happy to take cases on after allowance – take advantage of our modern, efficient and trusted procedures.

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Use our efficient systems to save money on maintaining your IP allowing you to focus more of your budget elsewhere. For added efficiency, we offer auto-pay or blended auto-pay options. Get in touch to find out more.

Importantly, you will have the reassurance of having your IP monitored by an IPReg-regulated attorney. IP renewal fee scams are common – ensure that your portfolio is with a trusted provider who pays fees on your behalf.

Reduce your maintenance bill with our efficient and trusted procedures.

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Are you enforcing or defending your own IP rights, or trying to avoid others’ IP rights?

Our attorneys have successfully and cost-efficiently defended IP positions for many years. We can help with pre-action correspondence, and IPEC small claims track submissions and hearings. We aim to resolve disputes quickly. For the rare cases where your dispute can not be resolved, we have relationships with specialist IP litigation firms.

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The core of our experience is in helping attorneys from across the world to efficiently secure the best protection for their clients’ IP at the EPO and the UK IPO. We have deep experience in some of the most difficult EPO subject matter areas. 

Beuro will provide you with a trusted European / UK colleague. Working with us will be seamless – we will not duplicate work, and we will integrate with your systems. We are happy to scope a project and provide a quote – once we have agreed a price, we will never go over budget.

During prosecution, we understand that you are close to your client and their specific commercial needs. We are happy to have as much or as little input as you wish. We will fight for your proposed solution, and give it the best chance of success. When needed, you can use our creativity and experience to help craft innovative, focused European-specific submissions on difficult cases.

We will keep up-to-date with the latest law changes relevant to your specific matters, and pro-actively advise you accordingly.

We excel in oral proceedings on difficult cases (including examination, appeal and opposition) – we are happy to take on matters at this stage if you need a specialist on your most valuable cases.

We efficiently validate and renew granted IP rights. We are happy to take cases on at this stage – you can take advantage of our ultra-efficient procedures. In particular, we are experienced at multi-country European validations projects – we carry these out at an affordable rate for your client. Your desired validation coverage will come at a fraction of the traditional, expected price – we know that this is important at this critical stage. You will have the added reassurance of having your project carried out by an IPREG regulated attorney.

Our experience includes having handled over 1200 cases at the EPO alone. Ask us about our direct experience with your specific procedural problem or need. We will likely have solved the same in the past. 

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Prior to starting work, we promise to understand your business and the motivation behind the project we will be advising on, and to propose a solution that efficiently meets your needs.

We will not merely sell you an open ended, one-size-fits-all service at an hourly rate that suits us. We will not exceed any agreed quote. Our pricing culture provides certainty. You do not need to spend time worrying whether we are within budget.

We can IP audit your business and provide associated strategic advice. In order to capture IP from your R&D projects, we will help you to set up appropriate IP harvesting procedures.

Drafting, filing and prosecuting patent, design and trade mark applications is the core of our business – having drafted and prosecuted over 1500 cases in Europe, UK, USA, Canada, India, the Far East, Australasia, Africa, Russia and elsewhere over 20 years, ask us about our direct experience with your specific needs.

Are you enforcing or defending your own IP rights, or trying to avoid others’ IP rights? Our attorneys have successfully and cost-efficiently defended the IP positions of SMEs for many years. We can help with pre-action correspondence, and IPEC small claims track submissions and hearings. We aim to resolve disputes quickly. For the rare cases where your dispute can not be resolved, we have relationships with specialist IP litigation firms. 

We provide specialist IP search services, including patentability, freedom-to-operate and basic novelty searches. We are experienced at developing bespoke search strategies that work best with your invention harvesting, drafting and filing programmes, as well as your need to keep an eye on competitors’ IP activities. 

Are you looking for more cost-efficient administration of your patents after grant? We efficiently validate and renew granted IP rights. We are happy to take cases on after grant – you can take advantage of our ultra-efficient procedures. In particular, we are experienced at multi-country European validations projects – your desired validation coverage will come at a fraction of the traditional, expected price – ask us for a quote. You will have the added reassurance of having your validation project carried out by an IPREG regulated attorney.

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We understand that all projects are different, and can suggest tailored solutions to fit your budget.

Primarily, we help investors and funding bodies with IP due diligence. In particular, we will tailor our specialist IP search services (including full freedom-to-operate, basic competitor, patentability and basic novelty searches) to efficiently deliver only what you need.

Through our relationships with you, we are happy to offer appropriate (including early stage) IP support to the companies in which you invest. We envisage becoming long-term trusted advisors for those companies.

Our pricing policy ensures speedy delivery of exactly the information that you need at a pre-agreed cost.

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We have deep experience of working with small and large in-house counsel teams. We enjoy learning about your company’s culture and tuning our processes to match yours. We are confident that you will quickly feel that we are a member of your own team. 

Our state of the art back-end systems ensure that your budget goes towards getting the best advice and efficient filing and prosecution services, not towards our administration costs. Our pricing culture  provides certainty – we understand the need to handle a large volume of cases within an overall budget – we will do this on every matter.

We can provide tiered service levels in order to distinguish your most valuable cases. Wspecialise in hearings and early multi-request responses for your most valuable matters. 

Drafting, filing and prosecuting patent, design and trade mark applications is the core of our business – having drafted and prosecuted over 1200 cases in Europe over 20 years, ask us about our direct experience with your specific needs. We are experienced at working with large global portfolios, and sensitive to the need for consistency across jurisdictions.

Are you looking to buy or assess a third party portfolio? We can build a bespoke due diligence package so that you can efficiently gauge its strength.

If needed, we can deliver commercially useful IP law updates relevant to your field, and help you to develop short and long term IP strategies in response. We can also assist with providing CPD training for your IP professionals.

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Things move quickly as a start-up. We want to get to know your current business and also to understand where you want to be next year and in five years’ time. We can then help form an IP strategy to get you there – we will do more than just draft and prosecute your IP applications.

Our pricing culture increases certainty and reduces risk for you along the journey.

We provide specialist IP search services, including patentability, freedom-to-operate and basic novelty searches. For start-ups, looking for efficient pre-funding searches with some associated advice, we build bespoke search packages – rarely is an off-the-shelf search the most efficient option for you.

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We are experienced at working with universities and business advisors – we understand the specific challenges that you face.

We can help provide IP education for your inventors so that they are engaged with the IP protection process – we help to encourage your academics to seek commercial opportunities. We can also help with training to keep you up-to-date with IP law changes relevant to your cases.

Our pricing culture provides you with complete certainty. We also understand your need to avoid front-loading costs.

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