Patent Attorneys outside the UK

When you entrust your UK or European patent or design work to Bartle Read, you know you will be in safe hands.

We will represent your clients directly before the European Patent Office, the UK Intellectual Property Office and OHIM and we have long experience of all the relevant procedures including oppositions, appeals and hearings.

We recognise how important it can be to give your clients accurate budgets for their foreign filing programmes. We will always be glad to give you a fixed quotation in pounds sterling or dollars for tasks such as European regional phase entry, based on case identifier data such as a PCT number.

In terms of reporting, our normal practice is to be proactive, offering strategies for overcoming objections where it seems appropriate, but above all we will work to your instructions. If you prefer us to pass on office actions and other official correspondence with a minimum of review and cost then that is what we will do.

We prioritise responsiveness. We know you can’t keep your clients waiting. We won’t keep you waiting either.

Working with us

We know the law but it’s you that best understands your technology and your market. Strong patents that serve your commercial goals are typically the result of a close and lasting collaboration between patent attorney and client. Client relationships are all important to Bartle Read and in order to foster them we are:


 …in the way that we work with you. Lines of reporting should be set up for your convenience, not ours.


We will often need you to take decisions or to give technical input, but in matters of patent law it is always us that should be proposing solutions to problems.

Plain Spoken

Patents and patent law are ridden with jargon but it’s our job to make sense of it for you, not to bamboozle you with it.
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Bartle Read
Liverpool Science Park
131 Mount Pleasant
Liverpool L3 5TF
United Kingdom

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