Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
Complete Intellectual Property Services
Specialist Experienced Team
Knowledgeable, Professional Staff
IP Assets Aligned With Your Business Goals
Global Client base
IP Strategies & Advice – Worldwide
Complete IP Service
NJ Akers & Co is a firm of specialist patent and trade mark attorneys based in the UK and acting for clients throughout Europe. We provide a complete intellectual property service, including all aspects of patents, trade marks, designs & copyright. After Brexit, we will be able to continue to fully represent our clients before the European Patent Office (EPO) and the EU Intellectual Property Office (EU IPO).
We collaborate with clients to understand their business. This enables us to develop IP strategies that align with our clients’ business strategies. It also enables our clients to extract maximum value from their IP portfolio.
All professional staff have worked in multinational corporate IP departments giving them valuable insights into the pressures and demands that corporate IP counsel face and experience of corporate IP strategies.
NJ Akers & Co is a firm of Chartered & European Patent Attorneys with extensive experience assisting clients with all matters relating to patent protection and enforcement. We actively represent clients before the United Kingdom and European patent offices obtaining granted patents, defending patents from opposition and challenging the patent rights of others.
As a firm of Trade Mark Attorneys we represent clients before the UK Trade Mark Registry and the European Community Trade Mark Office, obtaining registration of marks and challenging the marks of others.
Our role also includes conducting pre-filing searches and the management of International brand portfolios
Global Client Base
Our corporate IP department experience includes petroleum multinational Shell, smartphone inventor BlackBerry and luxury goods designer Burberry.
Copyright & Design
We advise clients on the protection of both 2D and 3D designs and regularly file applications in order to obtain both United Kingdom and European Community Registered Designs.
We are also widely experienced in the field of copyright protection, enforcement and infringement.
We represent clients before the United Kingdom Patent Office, the European Patent Office (EPO) and the EU Intellectual Property Office (previously OHIM). We regularly represent clients in hearings, oppositions and appeals before the EPO. We also have substantial experience in advising clients on post-grant enforcement strategies.