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Behind the scenes: Meet EIP IT

Ever wondered what it’s like to work within EIP’s IT team? To find out, we sat down with Chris Fournier, Head of IT, Mark Challis, IT Operations and Security Manager, and Paul Evans, Applications & Infrastructure Manager. Hi Chris &...

JUVE Patent Recognises EIP’s German Office

EIP has once again been listed in JUVE’s ranking of litigation lawyers in Germany. EIP has improved its ranking with JUVE commenting that the firm is ‘well positioned in the German market’ and that ‘the German team is harnessing the potential of the in...

We’re attending CIPA’s 2021 Life Sciences Conference

Our Life and HealthTech Practice Groups will attend CIPA’s Life Sciences Conference on the 29 November. The conference is the UK’s preeminent life sciences event which will provide the opportunity for patent and IP professionals active in the pharma, ...

EIP signs World Lawyers’ Pledge on Climate Action

EIP has recently signed the World Lawyers’ Pledge on Climate Action which shows our commitment to improving our environment. The Pledge was initially drafted by three Research Fellows from the Max Planck Institute with further input from lawyers around...

Proud to be limitless

Dear young Vanessa, I know you’re about to undergo another operation, in fact I’ve lost count. You were born with a congenital deformity, despite having many surgeries, it’s a long- term condition but I want you to know things are going to be fine. Y...

Chambers UK 2022 recognises EIP’s expertise

EIP has retained its rankings for Patent Litigation and Patent Attorney work in the 2022 edition of Chambers & Partners UK. Researchers highlighted EIP for its “excellent patent prosecution and oppositions practice” and notes the “much admired in-...

Proud to be “myself”

The motto of my school in New Delhi was “Be Yourself”. It sounded wonderful but I had no idea what being myself meant and sometimes still don’t know how to describe myself. Without turning this into an existential discussion, I would say I am a curious...

EIP turns 21!

Earlier this month EIP celebrated turning 21 with a special event at the Museum of London. The evening was a chance for EIP colleagues past and present who have contributed to the firm’s success to reflect over the past two decades. To mark the occasi...

Why I’m proud to be a black woman new to IP

As I reflect on my journey a few weeks into my training contract at EIP, I can say that I am extremely proud to be a black woman new to Intellectual Property (IP). One of the things I am most proud of is my education. Looking back at my academic journ...

EIP partners recognised in Who's Who Legal: IP 2021

Several partners from EIP have been recommended in the recently published Who's Who Legal: IP 2021. Jerome Spaargaren and Darren Smyth are both recommended in the Patent Agents and Attorneys category, while Gary Moss is recommended in the Patents cate...

Ask the Experts: Can I get a patent for my invention?

In the first article in this series, we introduced patent attorneys, and suggested that ‘How do I get a patent’ may not be the first question to ask a patent attorney. In this article we look at three questions that you may wish to ask first. Q: Can I...

EIP signs IP Inclusive’s Senior Leaders Pledge

EIP’s Senior Leaders have committed to continuing to support and promote diversity and inclusion throughout the firm. The Senior Leaders pledge created by IP Inclusive was signed by Magnus Hallin and Matt Lawman. The pledge demonstrates EIP’s commitmen...

EIP expertise recognised by Leaders League

EIP’s expertise in patent litigation, patent prosecution, and trademark prosecution has been recognised in Leaders League 2021. Gary Moss is rated as excellent in Best Law Firms for Patent Litigation, while Jerome Spaargaren and Heather McCann are hi...