Slingsby Partners Named as One of Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms

We are delighted to be named one of Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2023 by the Financial Times. The list of Europe’s leading firms for services around patent prosecution and patent strategy consultation has just been published. Slingsby Partners is included both in the overall list and as a firm especially recommended in the Electrical Engineering and Physics sector.  

The list is based on recommendations made by clients and peers. More than 10,000 patent attorneys and clients were directly invited to participate in the survey. 

Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2023 list



Sarah Binham

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Slingsby Partners Recommended in IP Stars 2024

We are delighted to be ranked in IP Stars 2024, with seven of our attorneys listed as either IP Stars, Notable Practitioners or Rising Stars. The researchers received the following glowing feedback from our clients:

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Slingsby Partners Recommended in Chambers UK Guide 2024

Slingsby Partners is delighted to be recommended in Chambers & Partners UK Guide to Intellectual Property: Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys. The guide has the following to say about our firm: “Slingsby Partners has a celebrated patent practice especially in the fields of engineering and electronics technology.” Philip Slingsby is listed as a notable practitioner. 

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EPO takes stance on sufficiency across entire scope of mechanical claims (T 0149/21)

The Technical Board of Appeal of the EPO has issued a decision, T 0149/21, on ‘whole range sufficiency’ applied to mechanical inventions. Whole range sufficiency is the requirement that a claim be sufficiently disclosed across its entire scope and is typically required in chemistry patents where claims often have a broad scope.

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