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Specialist intellectual property attorneys Dehns arrive on site at Discovery Park

Posted on 5 January 2016 · Posted in News

Dehns, one of Europe’s largest firms of patent and trade mark attorneys, has chosen Discovery Park for its latest office.

Their new Sandwich-based office at the Enterprise Zone will allow the company to work with Kent-based science and technology organisations.

Since being founded in 1920, Dehns’ has grown to become one of the UK’s top tier firms of IP attorneys, with seven offices in Europe. They have a vast amount of experience of working with start-ups, SMEs and university spin-outs, and have identified Discovery Park as a key UK science and technology hub.

Dehns attorneys work with their clients to achieve the strongest possible protection for their Intellectual Property, and to maximise the resulting commercial benefits. All of the firm’s patent attorneys have a high-quality scientific academic background and have specialized in Intellectual Property (IP) law. They pride themselves on providing clear, practical and commercially relevant advice on all aspects of IP.

Phillip Price, a Patent Attorney in the Biotech and Life Science Group at Dehns, says, “We turn our clients’ ideas, inventions and brands into patents, trademarks and registered designs. With the right advice, these can become highly valuable commercial assets.”

The company decided on Discovery Park for its latest base, impressed by the “atmosphere of professionalism and aspiration.”

Phillip said: “We were impressed by the high level of innovation taking place here, as well as the strong professional networking groups serving Kent, such as BioGateway.

“The new lab space offered in Building 500 at Discovery Park holds huge potential for us. The site credentials are good too; it’s a fantastic working environment, with everything you could want here. We are delighted to be on site at one of Europe’s most prestigious science and technology hubs, sitting alongside so many cutting edge and innovative companies.”

Anna Stone, Leasing Director at Discovery Park commented, “Dehns is a well-respected and established name in its field and we are delighted to welcome the company here. We’re also pleased to hear that the story of innovation by our tenants attracted them to looking at Discovery Park as a new strategic location.”

Dehns specialist patent groups serve clients in the fields of: chemistry, pharmaceutical and chemical engineering; life sciences and biotechnology; engineering; physical sciences; electronics, IT and communications. The firm’s Registered Design and Trade Mark groups work in a broad range of additional sectors, including banking and retail.

The company is based in Innovation House at Discovery Park, with specialist team members in the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays, or other times by arrangement. Discovery Park tenants are encouraged to pop in with any queries, or to contact Phillip directly on 020 7632 7200 or pprice@dehns.com.