Bird & Bird has established an international reputation for its intellectual property and brand expertise and, as one of the leading IP law firms, we are consistently awarded top tier rankings by major legal directories.
Many of our lawyers and attorneys have technical or scientific backgrounds and will provide a full range of services to help domestic and international clients manage, protect, exploit and litigate their IP rights. We have particular sector expertise in electronics, life sciences, aviation & aerospace, media, sport, communications, IT and e-commerce.
We offer a broad range of advice from major strategic reviews, due diligence and freedom to operate opinions to advise on the application of specific IP law. Among many other things, we advise on patents and allied rights, brands and trade marks, copyright and neighbouring rights, industrial designs, trade secrets, competition and regulatory law.
We work as one team across our 23 office network in Europe, Asia and the Middle East and boast one of the largest IP groups covering those regions.
Heads of Group: Christian Harmsen and Morag Macdonald