Most companies are built on the strength of their innovation. In an environment of evolving technologies and varied patent regimes, protecting your inventions — and staying ahead of the competition — can be complex.

With over 400 IP lawyers in 40 countries, we offer the full range of electrical, mechanical, software, pharmaceutical and biological expertise when it comes to patent prosecution.

Portfolio Management
We prosecute, manage and advise on patent portfolios and strategy, including utility patents, design patents, and utility models.

We advise and lead patent assignments and licensing, research and development agreements and third-party collaboration arrangements, acquisitions and disposals, due diligence and audits. We also have experience in “acqui-hiring” scenarios.

Strategic Advice
We advise on complex patent questions across the full range of technical specializations, including issuing opinions on patentability, validity, freedom to operate, and infringement risks.

Patent Mapping
We analyze relevant competitive patent landscape and advise on consequential patent strategy.

Track Record
We have a track record of global patent prosecution, helping our clients identify key jurisdictions and key products and features, to ensure robust yet cost-effective global patent protection.

Our patent lawyers and agents hold undergraduate and advanced technical degrees, giving you technical depth and breadth.

Efficiency & Pricing
We offer practical pricing models backed up by economies of scale, which allows us to deliver global services at locally competitive prices.

We offer a unique platform for more efficient patent recordals called Pat-Rec, coupled with our sophisticated and secureonline docketing system, helping you stay up-to-date across all areas of patent management.

  • Band 1 IP Firm for 15 consecutive years - Chambers Global
  • Most widely ranked firm in both WTR 1000 and IAM Patent 1000
  • Global IP Firm of the Year 2022 – Managing IP
  • Mexico Trademark Firm of the Year and Switzerland Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year - Managing IP Awards 2022
  • Over 40 attorneys recognized as WIPR Leaders for patent and trademark – World IP Review
  • Advanced patent docketing system
  • Experience coordinating global nationalization strategies
  • Long experience prosecuting patents for some of the most innovative companies in the world
  • Locally ranked IP practice in 95% of our markets

“Baker McKenzie’s trademark division may make most of the headlines, but patent owners are consistently delighted by the service on offer at this innovative firm . . . Whatever the legal regime, companies can rest assured that their instructions will be handled in a way that maximizes the value of their crown-jewel assets.” – IAM Patent 100 - Survey

“A market-leading global firm representing a wide range of domestic and multinational clients spanning an array of industries, including telecommunications, food and beverages, and banking. Routinely advises on trademark and patent prosecution and is noted for its strength in IP litigation at both an administrative and judicial level. Also provides portfolio management and anti-counterfeiting services, as well as expertise in technology transfer and data protection” – Chambers Global

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