Kilburn & Strode

United Kingdom (England)

84 Theobalds Road
United Kingdom

Tel:+44 (0)20 3947 4200

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Managing Partner: Richard Howson

Quick facts:

Established : 1906
Number of Partners: 26
Number of IP Practitioners: 91
Network Memberships: INTA, AIPPI

Kilburn & Strode is a specialist IP firm of patent and trade mark attorneys. Our offices span across North America and Europe, with attorneys based in the UK, Scotland, the Netherlands and the US.

The firm has three patent practice groups (as well as a trade mark practice group): Tech, Engineering and Life Sciences & Chemistry. All are power houses in their own rights. We have subject matter expertise spanning almost all sectors and industries such as pharma, chemistry, automotive, mining, FMCG, and those sectors transforming them such as semiconductors, AI and ML, bioinformatics, medical technology and digital health.

Everyone matters
For more than 100 years, we have been trusted to provide strategic IP advice and navigate the complex world of IP for an impressive roster of clients of all sizes, including leading brands and some of the world’s most impressive innovators.

Whether obtaining protection, clearing the path or defending key technologies; we offer a unique combination of experience, technical expertise and, most importantly, an approach that makes us a true extension of our clients’ teams. We have technical, legal and commercial nous second to none and we combine this with an attitude that makes working together easy. Many firms have competent patent and trade mark attorneys, but we distinguish ourselves by our complete focus on building deep relationships.

Our commitment
Fiercely committed to diversity and social responsibility, we created the Innovation for All Foundation, which donates 1% of our annual profits to assist charities delivering projects on our theme of “Innovation for Good.” We were one of the first signatories of the IP Inclusive Charter, making a public commitment to supporting and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in the IP professions.

Kilburn & Strode is one of just a handful of leading IP firms in Europe ranked in the top tier for both trade mark and patent prosecution in each of the Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, Managing IP, IAM Patent, and the World Trademark Review listings.

With offices in London (HQ), Amsterdam (Hilversum), The Hague, Munich, Rotterdam, and a liaison office in San Francisco, we’re the only firm to connect these centres for European IP with the pulse of the Silicon Valley.

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Practice Areas: Copyright & related rights, Designs, Intellectual property (contentious), Intellectual property (prosecution), IP transactions, ITC litigation, Life sciences IP, Patent, Patent contentious, Patent prosecution, PTAB litigation, Trade mark, Trade mark contentious, Trade mark prosecution

Sector Expertise: Aerospace, Advertising, Aerospace, Agriculture, Artificial intelligence, Automotive, Biotechnology, Chemical, Computer technology & services, Construction & materials, Defence, Electrical, Electronics, Fashion & luxury goods, Film, FMCG, Food & beverage, Gaming, ICT & software, Industrials, Internet, Life sciences, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Mining, Medical device, Oil & gas, Optics & photonics, Pharmaceutical, Renewable energy, Robotics, Semiconductors, Sports, Technology hardware, Telecommunication, Transport, Universities & research