Mewburn Ellis are delighted to have been ranked in Managing Intellectual Property’s ‘IP Stars 2016’ guide for UK patent prosecution and trade mark prosecution.


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Managing IP is the leading source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide and their tables rank firms in tiers based on extensive research and feedback received from piers and clients. ‘IP Stars 2016’ is their “definitive guide to leading IP firms and lawyers”.

We are delighted to say that six of our partners, Chris Denison, Stephen Gill, Nick Sutcliffe, Seán WaltonRobert Watson and Sean Jauss are individually recognised as ‘IP Stars’.


The “well-organised” Mewburn Ellis is one of the leading patent and trade mark attorney firms in the UK. The firm is particularly renowned in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Biologics is a special part of this work. Nick Sutcliffe, Stephen Gill, Seán Walton and Chris Denison are among the highly recommended patent attorneys at the firm. Life sciences specialists Simon Kiddle and Simon Kremer are recommended for contentious EPO work, alongside engineering specialist Matthew Naylor and chemistry specialist Wilhelmus Wytenburg. Sean Jauss is a transactional IP lawyer with a scientific background. Veteran patent attorney Ian Armitage is available to the team as consultant. Some of the firm’s clients are EcoTechnilin, Midatech Pharma and Zealand Pharma.