Boult Wade Tennant

United Kingdom (England)


Practice area

IP STARS Reviews


Boult Wade Tennant is highly regarded by rivals in patent prosecution and office proceedings. Market commentators also admire this firm's working culture, stability and focused business strategy. The firm recently opened branch offices in Madrid, Spain and Berlin, Germany. Its managing partner is European trade mark attorney John Wallace. The firm has experienced European patent attorneys to deal with inventions and patents in sectors such as engineering, life sciences and chemistry. Tessa Bucks, Nick McLeish, Adrian Hayes and Nina White are practice leaders in the firm. Other notable recommended European patent attorneys include Michelle Pratt, James Legg, Matthew Spencer, Jonathan Palmer, Daniel Weston, Simon Kahn and Rohan Setna.

The partners are supported by a large team of associates and technical support staff. Associates Marcus Sims, Phil Merchant and Sarah Le Mesurier are among the rising stars in the firm. Veteran life sciences patent attorney Claire Baldock now serves as a consultant to the team. Patent case studies show the firm represents companies such as Gravity industries, Adaptive Biotechnologies, Nektar Therapeutics, Irdeto and Koninklijke Douwe Egberts.

Trade mark

Boult Wade Tennant continues to deliver top quality services in IP protection and portfolio management. John Wallace is the managing partner and head of trade mark/domain names practice. Trade mark instructions in the practice are led by long-established European trade mark attorneys such as Emma Pitcher, Catherine Wolfe, Felicity Hide, Tony Pluckrose and Rachel Conroy. The partners are supported by experienced junior trade mark attorneys such as Ai Ling Lim-Lee, Naomi Jenkins and Donna Trysburg. In January 2019, the firm opened another European office in Berlin, Germany, which is led by soft IP lawyer Michael C Maier.