Marks & Clerk is one of the world’s leading IP firms. Its team of patent and trade mark attorneys is one of the largest in the UK, recognised alongside its team of lawyers as leaders in their field. Within the global network, the firm has unrivalled wealth and depth of expertise that ensure its clients are advised on how best to obtain, protect, exploit and defend their IP rights. The firm’s patent attorneys, lawyers and consultants operate across all sectors. Its client base is diverse, ranging from new ventures to well-known multinational corporations. Marks & Clerk has offices in 16 locations, including eight in the United Kingdom, two in France and offices in Canada, Luxembourg, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. This allows it to offer clients access to an extensive but integrated international network of IP practitioners. Globally, the firm has over 290 IP practitioners, with 190 patent attorneys (including trainees), 60 trade mark attorneys (also including trainees) and 30 lawyers.