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innovation protection

what can we do?

Our services include advising startups on national and international patent strategy, working closely with partner patent attorneys.

why choose us?

Innovation deserves reward, but protection is necessary to ensure that the value is harnessed for the innovators. We provide the national and international strategic advice needed to create, manage and protect a patent portfolio. Our skilled team of specialists are able to provide forward thinking advice, allowing you to build a portfolio that serves the strategy of your business.

what our clients say....

Browne Jacobson understood our vision and their advice was timely and commercially sound, but – what’s more important - it was geared to the realities of a startup…

Oleg Fomenko, Co-founder of Sweatcoin

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FAQs for startups

Below are some of the questions we are regularly asked by startups, covering a range of topic areas.


Legal updates

Changes to Tier 1- Introducing the New ‘Innovator’ and ‘Start-up' visas

The Home Office recently announced substantial changes to Tier 1 of the PBS.


Is software patentable?

In this video Giles explains what a ‘technical contribution’ is, the five signposts for determining whether your software has technical contribution, and what this means for software patents.


What is a patent?

Watch this video for an outline of how patents should be drafted, how much they cost, whether you need to file for an UK or EU patent, and whether you need to renew.