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Page White and Farrer

Telephone: 0207 831 7929

With each of our practitioners focussing on particular technologies or legal disciplines, we can provide you with a winning combination of technical knowledge, business acumen and a sound appreciation of the workings of the law. IP has become a global issue as national boundaries are transcended by new technology, so an international approach is now vital. We have expertise in handling IP in all countries, and we maintain a strong working relationship with highly respected firms throughout the world.

Our biosciences practice serves all areas of biotechnology including drug discovery and delivery, molecular biology, immunology, diagnostics and bioinformatics.

We represent clients before the UK and European Patent. Our patent services include the following:

- drafting, filing and prosecution of patent applications

- defending clients' European patents against opposition

- drafting and filing oppositions to third party European patents

- applications for supplementary protection certificates

- opinions on infringement and validity of third party patents

- surveillance of third party patent activity

- assistance in due diligence process

- assistance in litigation