Ranked in tier 1 by The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, J A Kemp is one of the
largest UK and European Patent and Trade Mark Attorney firms, with offices in London,
Oxford, Cambridge, Paris and Munich. Established in the 1940s by our founder, John
Arthur Kemp, we have grown to become one of a handful of leading UK firms with a
strong international practice.

The breadth and depth of our technical knowledge relevant to patents are outstanding,
with over 80 science and technology graduates in the firm including over 40 PhDs. No
area of science or technology is outside our scope.

Our trademarks team comprises senior professionals with backgrounds in major
international law firms. The team has the expertise and resources to handle any trademarks matter.

What We Do

We draft, file and prosecute patent applications in the UK, Europe and the rest of the
world. We handle patent oppositions and appeals within Europe, especially before the
European Patent Office. We add value to your business by advising on patent strategy,
such as where and when to file applications. We can help you to manage your patent
portfolios in individual countries, regionally or worldwide.

We advise on trademark selection and strategy and we file, defend and oppose trade
mark applications in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. We can obtain global
protection for your trademarks through international applications before the World
Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and by instructing filing and prosecution
programmes worldwide.

We handle all aspects of design protection in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

We conduct intellectual property litigation and other contentious intellectual property
matters in the High Court of England and Wales, the Intellectual Property Enterprise
Court, the UK Intellectual Property Office and the European Union Intellectual Property
Office, plus their respective appeal courts.

In due course, we will handle such matters in the Unified Patent Court.


17 November 2020