Intellectual Property services for in-house IP departments.

Lawrie provides the expert support you need to keep things running smoothly.

Working to help your business maintain its competitive advantage.

In-house legal patents

Sometimes you need an extra pair of hands for your team!

Your patent portfolio needs to help your business reach its goals. To do this, it needs to be robust and strong enough to prevent or withstand threats from competitors. Likewise, your patent strategy needs to ensure that third party patents don’t pose an obstacle to your business objectives.

Whether you need assistance with a complex contentious patent matter, or simply a reliable patent attorney to relieve some of the prosecution pressure, Lawrie provides the expert support that you need to achieve your desired outcomes and keep things running smoothly.

Lawrie can help you with:

  • Freedom to operate opinions
  • Patentability searching
  • Patent drafting, filing and prosecution
  • Opposition and Appeal proceedings
  • Due diligence
  • Ownership and entitlement matters
  • Validation
  • Annuities and renewal fees
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You need expert guidance to keep things on track and achieve your objectives. And you need skilled support to save you time and reduce your workload — not add to it.

At Lawrie, we make sure we deliver:

Direction

A bespoke IP strategy fit for your business goals and budget.

Peace of mind

Clarity

Knowledge and guidance presented clearly and concisely.

Easy to understand

Control

Advice carefully provided taking into account your objectives.

Easy to take action

You need to be able to rely on your private practice partner to have your back.

Working with the right external patent attorneys to handle your organisation’s IP takes work off your desk, frees up your time and makes it easier for you and your business to make decisions, ultimately contributing to the growth and success of the business.

We understand the need to have a reliable team of experts delivering results. At Lawrie we pride ourselves in caring for your IP, the same way that you do.

We know that running a large patent portfolio to maximise its benefit to a business can be difficult. But we also know that – when managed strategically – it can completely transform the success of your business. Your business deserves to reach new heights.

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In-house legal-patents

Our mission is simple – to be the easiest intellectual property team to work with and to make IP a pain-free experience. We will clearly set out the best way to secure the outcome needed and will provide clear costs and carefully considered advice.

You can rely on us to produce results and to provide clear guidance that will allow you to make decisions quickly and easily.

Testimonials

What our clients say about us:

"Lawrie has been instrumental to our growth ambitions and commercial plans.  Their chemistry and life sciences expertise ensured we obtained the patent protection we needed to secure investment, enabling us to continue making a real difference in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer."

Christophe Portal, Edinburgh Molecular Imaging
VP Product Development

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"We have invested heavily to establish the SPEY brand so ensuring our trade mark is protected is important to us. Moving to Lawrie was one of the best business decisions we have made. They have spent time understanding our needs and it is reassuring that our IP portfolio is being managed so carefully."

Patricia Dillon, Speyside Distillers
Managing Director

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"We make over 2000 products and reach 50 countries around the world. With Lawrie’s trusted advice we have a clear understanding of the value of our innovations and the impact our IP has on the success of the business."

Martin Jones, Vango – AMG Group
Product Director

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"Lawrie IP and Argent have been working together for over 10 years. They have aided Argent to write and maintain several patents throughout the world. They continue to work closely with us, providing a variety of services which assists and protects our core Innovation strategy to valorise wastes and reduce the world’s carbon footprint, helping us to remain focussed on leading research and technical advances."

Mike Scott, Argent Energy
Chief Technical Officer

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"We work with Lawrie to protect and enforce our clients’ IP rights in Europe and the UK. I am always confident that we can seamlessly work together to provide my Chinese and Hong Kong clients with a value add IP service."

Timothy Letters, Letters & Thoo Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys
Principal

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"Lawrie make it easy for my clients to obtain the patents they need for HMRC’s Patent Box scheme to reduce Corporation Tax. Their expertise at "invention spotting" in our client’s R&D programs makes it easy for our clients to make the most of their IP."

Neil Muir, PwC
Director

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What’s the plan?

Working with us is easy – and makes light work of planning, organising and implementing your IP strategy.

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Contact us

Let's arrange a virtual or in person meeting.

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Meeting

Together we will review the opportunities and requirements for your patent portfolio and strategy.

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You're in good hands

We care and want to make your life easier, and help your business reach its full potential.

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At Lawrie, we understand how critical is it to diligently manage an active patent portfolio to secure and maintain your IP rights. We also understand that sometimes you need to call on external support to provide expertise in certain areas, or simply to take the load off.

We know how challenging it can be to cover all the needs of a busy in-house legal team and understand the need to sometimes outsource IP activities. Therefore, we provide the expert guidance and steadfast service your business deserves. Our mission is to be the easiest intellectual property team to work with, offering a pain-free IP service that provides clarity and gives direction, enabling you to confidently fend off competition and secure a market-leading position.

Let’s discuss supporting your in-house team, aligning your IP strategy with your business goals, and helping you achieve long term success.

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