Ranked Tier 1 in Legal 500, Mathys & Squire is one of Europe's most highly regarded intellectual property firms. Founded in 1910, we have over 100 years of experience in the protection and commercialisation of intellectual property rights, leading the field with insight, innovation and quality.

The firm has more than 60 qualified attorneys and has offices in London, Paris, Munich, Luxembourg, Manchester, Cambridge and York as well as a dedicated team based in China.

We are a full-service intellectual property firm with specialists in a range of technical fields. Our attorneys and trainees have a mix of scientific degrees extending from chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, genetics, microbiology, plant sciences, electronics, telecommunications and engineering.

Most of our attorneys hold further degrees and many have PhDs. Many of our team have worked in-house within IP departments of large international organisations and by utilising this experience enhances our ability to assist in the strategic and active management of IP portfolios.

We share our clients' ambition, passion and entrepreneurial spirit and empower our teams to go above and beyond what clients expect when it comes to service delivery. 

"Mathys & Squire LLP's 'absolutely first class team is 'proactive with advice, but responsive to clients' needs and requirements'. The group is 'very knowledgeable, both from a scientific as well as a business point of view' and 'proactively safeguards clients' interests'". Legal 500 


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Our business model is clear: we aim to be a leading Intellectual Property Services provider in our core market sectors. We are passionate about creating and delivering innovative, high quality, client-focused services. We build close and longstanding relationships with our clients to establish defensive and offensive IP portfolios that generate commercial value.

We work with a range of organisations from start-ups and SMEs through to public sector bodies, universities and multi-national enterprises, covering the full spectrum of industries. 

We take a proactive approach when working with our clients, and advise them on a course of action that is best aligned with their business objectives. Understanding the value of a potential invention or a brand is as important as understanding the technology or marketing behind it. Clients value our integrity, honesty, collegiate approach and the robust practical advice we give.


We have built longstanding relationships with international attorneys and clients. We work across multiple jurisdictions and have the right team in the right country to help clients with their global objectives.

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