Company Profile

Sandersons Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys is a specialist Intellectual Property law firm. Founded in 1956, we have over 60 years’ experience in the protection and commercialisation of IP rights. The firm has established itself as a highly effective partner for clients all over the world.

We are a full-service IP firm with specialist trade mark and patent attorneys who are experienced working with clients in a wide range of technical and creative industries.

Intellectual Property Services

Our team of patent and trade mark attorneys is based in Colchester in Essex, and offers comprehensive intellectual property services, both nationally and internationally.

  • Patent Prosecution - Specialist patent application drafting and filing services across the UK, Europe and worldwide.
  • Trade Mark Registration - Representing your interests to ensure that your trade marks are protected from infringement.
  • Design Registration - Offering an easy and affordable way to get your designs registered in the UK and worldwide.
  • IP Searches & Watching - Preventing the infringement of your competitor’s intellectual property rights.
  • Renewals - Actively monitoring the status of your IP rights and managing renewal dates.
  • IP Advice & Strategy - Working strategically to obtain and maintain the correct IP rights for your business.
  • IP Portfolio Management - Monitoring and managing your IP protection to ensure it continues to be effective.
  • IP Due Diligence - Identifying and assessing which IP rights are owned or licensed by a company.
  • IP Oppositions - Aligning potential oppositions or appeals with your commercial aims and requirements.

Our team has vast experience in handling litigation at many levels including European Community Trade Mark (CTM) oppositions and appeals, European patent oppositions and appeals and infringement actions here and abroad. 

What our clients think

"We have been working with Sandersons for a number of years now since our formation. They have been extremely helpful in protecting and enforcing our rights. We very much enjoy working with them - they are friendly and approachable and have an excellent understanding of the issues faced by internet businesses."
Alex Chesterman - Founder & CEO - Zoopla Property Group Ltd.

“They are absolutely superb – they have done a great job for us. They are responsive and know what they are doing. I don’t hesitate in putting anything into their hands. Their pricing is realistic and the service is great. I have total confidence in them.”
Frank Kaufhold - Managing Director - UTEL

Our partners

James Sanderson BSc, CPA, EPA, ETMA 
Partner – UK and European Patent, Trade Mark & Design Attorney

Jerry Walder BSc, CPA, EPA, CTMA, ETMA
Partner – UK and European Patent, Trade Mark & Design Attorney

Our offices

Our head office is in Colchester, Essex.  Our London office offers convenient meeting space for clients.

Unit 2 Block D, Knowledge Gateway, Nesfield Road, Colchester, CO4 3ZL
T: +44 1206 571187

1 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1LF, United Kingdom
T: +44 20 3911 7997
[email protected]

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