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Award winning

EIP is proud to have been awarded ‘UK Patent Contentious Firm of the Year’ by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine at MIP Awards for four consecutive years, 2018 to 2021. We were awarded this in recognition of EIP Legal’s market leading litigation practice which has an outstanding track record in cases brought to Court.

Room to grow

Unlike many other firms early on in your career at EIP you have the opportunity to build deep relationships with clients and work on direct client work and prepare original drafting.

Collaborative culture

We work in a collaborative working environment with modern open plan offices. Specialists work in teams, but also work closely with other teams and alongside business services team colleagues. EIP also operates a smart casual dress policy as well as hosting a calendar of social events which gives colleagues the opportunity to socialise.

First to market

We are proud to have been one of the first firms in the UK to combine patent attorneys and IP litigation solicitors. This combination enables us to provide a range of IP services from IP search and strategy, filing and opposition, through to IP litigation. In addition, we are the first UK firm to offer US patent filing and prosecution services (from our office in Denver, Colorado) and are constantly looking at ways to innovate and lead the way within IP.

Cutting edge work

We work at the cutting edge in a range of industry sectors including electronics and software, life sciences, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals.

Competitive remuneration

EIP offers competitive salary and a range of good benefits including contributory pension, bonus scheme for fee-earners and support staff, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, private healthcare, parental leave, hybrid working and opportunity to define your own hours.

Leading by example

The founding partners of EIP are still actively involved in the business – managing teams and setting firmwide strategy. They are all recognised as experts in their field and are constantly looking at ways to innovate and lead the way within IP.

‘Can do’ attitude

EIP has a positive ethos and flat management structure which enables quick decision making. EIP’s management are all commercially aware and pragmatic, with a keen eye on innovation, growth and development.

Inclusiveness

At EIP we believe there is no such thing as one size fits all. Everyone who works here brings something different to EIP and adds to its diversity. The working environment is rich in different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences which benefits both our clients and our people.