Budde Schou is one of Scandinavia’s oldest and most respected firms of IP attorneys dating back to 1901. Budde Schou has comprehensive expertise within all aspects of intellectual property rights.
The dedicated Patent Attorneys at Budde Schou offer advice and assistance to national as well as international corporate clients and smaller companies. They hold invaluable experience in respect to technical and legal issues pertaining to their field.
Budde Schou’s core business is drafting and prosecuting IP applications (patents, trademarks, designs and utility models) and providing consultancy services in respect to all IP related activities ranging from IP analyses to the establishment and enforcement of rights, including assistance in the development of an overall strategy as a business tool for commercial success.
Potter Clarkson helps companies, organisations and individuals across all sectors of business to understand, create, protect and defend the commercial value of their innovations anywhere in the world through intellectual property rights.
As a full-service intellectual property law firm with expertise in patents, trade marks, designs, litigation, licensing and consultancy, Potter Clarkson provides specialist support in all areas of IP including:
Identifying what can be protected
Securing IP rights
Realising the full value of clients’ assets with smart commercial arrangements
Helping clients develop the value of their innovations by enforcing their rights against competitors
Putting in place a managed IP strategy so that clients can maximise commercial opportunities
Potter Clarkson is recognised for its wide-ranging technical and legal expertise, progressive thinking, business knowledge, deep commercial insight and approachability.
The firm’s experts make it their business to understand the practical challenges facing their clients, as well as their commercial ambitions for the future. Providing the very highest quality of client service, strategic advice and ‘right first time’ delivery, Potter Clarkson ultimately measures its own success by the success of its clients.
What makes the firm different?
As a firm, Potter Clarkson has one clearly defined purpose: Creating value from innovation
This provides the context and meaning for the work their attorneys and solicitors do every day. They are committed to using their expertise to solve the IP challenges their clients face so that their innovations achieve commercial success.
Through the firm’s integrated service lines, deep sector knowledge and genuine interest in innovative ideas, the firm offers a complete IP solution to every challenge and opportunity their clients face.
Built for success
The firm is recognised as a top-tier firm in Europe, with offices in multiple EU-member states, having received accreditations from the IP profession’s leading benchmarking organisations and programmes.
With the infrastructure to match its credentials as a leading European firm, there is a commitment to continuous improvement in the quality of its services by investing in its people and systems. The 200-strong specialist team operates from dedicated offices in the UK, Sweden, Denmark and Germany, supported by an established network of overseas attorneys to provide expert advice, wherever clients want to take their product or brand.
Having been in business for more than 130 years, the firm takes great pride in its heritage, but is firmly focussed on the future. That’s why Potter Clarkson invests heavily in shaping its services and products around the needs of innovative businesses.
INTA, AIPLA, AIPPI, APAA, CBBC, BIO, CIPA, CITMA, MARQUES, ECTA, Bio Industry Association (BIA), IOM3 - Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining, IMechE - Institute of Mechanical Engineers, SCI, Renewable UK, Ocean Energy Europe, Medilink UK, UKSPA, WTiN - World Textile Information Network, Innovation in Textiles, euspen, One Nucleus, Regener8, Praxisunico (UK), LATi, PAMIA, MIP Women in IP, IP Inclusive
Chas. Hude A/S is a leading IP consulting firm which advises internationally on all aspects concerning intellectual property.
Based in Denmark, the teams of dedicated advisors and lawyers at Chas. Hude are known for providing high value, strategic solutions with focus on client service in matters essential to their success.These values are core to Chas Hude A/S and have been since our founding in 1896.
Total client approach
Chas. Hude do not just advise.The firm collaborates with clients across the full spectrum of possibilities and functions to meet and solve challenges at hand. Chas. Hude A/S optimise delivery of legal and commercial advice and guide clients to form greater value and the strong partnership in a “total client” approach.
We carefully listen to the needs of our clients. Chas. Hude seek to come up with optimum solutions as well as creative strategies in order to help clients achieve long and short term intellectual property goals.
Multidisciplinarian IP knowhow
Our dedicated experts are multidisciplinary and bring decades of international and domestic experience spanning a wide range of legal, technical, biological and business disciplines. At Chas. Hude our advisors are frequently recognised and awarded for high standards and quality in the legal and advisory professions.
The values are shared and upheld on a daily basis by our teams of dedicated advisers and trusted lawyers who provide a full array of commercial litigation, intellectual property and regulatory legal advice to a broad range of clients, hereunder some of the world’s most innovative companies, start-ups as well as public and nonprofit organisations.
Zacco is a true European full-service consultancy with a 360-degree approach to intellectual property. We are more than 500 IP professionals including over 125 authorised patent attorneys and over 75 authorised Trademark and Design Attorneys and attorneys-at-law covering seven European jurisdictions – EUIPO/EPO, UK, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland. Zacco as a firm and many of our attorneys have achieved top tier rankings and recommendations from Managing Intellectual Property, World Trademark Review, Intellectual Asset Management, and Legal 500 that vouch for the outstanding quality of our services. We are the leading “one single point of contact” for handling European cases.
Patent, Trademark and Design Prosecution
Through our European offices and the local expertise Zacco cover the following jurisdictions in Europe: EPO, EUIPO, Norway, UK, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden and Denmark, meaning that you only need one point of contact to handle all your patent prosecution in seven European jurisdictions. Zacco is ranked as a tier-1 firm in several of the mentioned countries, and a considerable number of our attorneys have achieved individual recommendations in well-established IP rankings.
Thanks to our impressive number of patent attorneys, many of them authorised European Patent Attorneys, Zacco can provide you with an expert for your specific field of technology. You will find a great match for your needs, no matter if you have an invention within chemistry, mechanics or biotech, or in the areas of digitalisation, software and AI.
Generally, our trademark and design practice assists all industries with filing and prosecution, availability and infringement opinions and has a special focus on European trademark and design practice, including oppositions, cancellations and appeals before the EU Intellectual Property Office.
Litigation and Disputes
When in need of experts within IP litigation and dispute matters, we at Zacco can represent our clients ourselves within these jurisdictions: EUIPO/EPO, Germany, Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Unlike a traditional law firm we are renowned experts on IP, meaning that we have both the legal and the technical expertise in-house to successfully represent your interests.
In contrast to many other IP firms in Scandinavia, Zacco also provides the full range of IP legal services cross border. These services are offered by a cooperation of law firms and lawyers working and sharing offices with Zacco throughout Scandinavia and in Germany.
The legal practice serves all industries with legal advice and assistance in connection with the drafting and negotiation of contracts relating to intellectual property, GDPR and other compliance matters, advertising and e-commerce, litigation, domain name conflict resolution, establishment of customs surveillance and other measures for the prevention or combat of counterfeiting.
Zacco’s lawyers have successfully represented international clients in proceedings before the national courts and the European Court of Justice.
Our Vision – IP 360: The Future of Intellectual Property
Zacco takes care of its clients’ innovation, identity and digital assets. Everything that you literally can’t put your finger on. We protect them, give our clients ownership and make them theirs to keep – now and in the future.
Due to its size, Zacco has specialists in almost all areas of intellectual property. Our service offerings cover the whole range of patent, trademark and design protection and litigation, as well as secure software development, digital brand protection, cybersecurity and portfolio management.
The world changes, and so do we. Zacco is constantly evolving and adjusting to its surroundings. With a recent broadening of its scope of services, Zacco is focused on meeting the implications and possibilities of digitalisation. This broadening involves applying a 360-degree perspective on intellectual property, including cybersecurity and software. The overall purpose is to guard all intangible assets of Zacco’s clients.
150 years’ experience of innovative thinking
We have a long history as an international IP consultancy dating back to 1870. Through continuous focus on developing and expanding our services and our long-term growth strategy, Zacco has developed into one of Europe’s largest and most experienced IP consulting firms.