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UNITARY PATENT

In 2012 Member States and the European Parliament agreed on the "patent package" - a legislative initiative consisting of two...

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We have built a reputation for honesty, clarity and tenacity in the pursuit of our clients' commercial goals

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We are a firm of patent and trade mark attorneys and certified patent, trade mark and design litigators. We were founded in 1937 in London and have built one of the largest and most successful intellectual property practices in the United Kingdom.

From multi-nationals to SMEs, our clients span the globe.



Our clients’ interests span a wide range of industries, including fast-moving consumer goods, IT, telecoms, financial services, electronics, materials, manufacturing, life sciences, medtech, pharmaceuticals, media and aviation.

We have built a reputation for honesty, clarity, creativity and tenacity in the pursuit of our clients’ commercial goals. We achieve them through the highly focused protection, defence and enforcement of patent, design and trade mark rights in the UK and internationally.




Recent accolades:


Chambers UK 2018

James Cross is ranked as a Band 1 lawyer.


Trade Mark Attorneys: Top tier recommendation for TMT (Technology, Media, Telecoms) by The Legal 500 2017.


2017 Corporate INTL Global Awards

Global Patent Prosecution Law Firm of the Year in England


MIP IP Stars Handbook 2017

James Cross, Hugh Dunlop, Reuben Jacob, Katie Cameron and Angela Fox are ranked as IP Stars. Angela Fox is ranked as Top 250 Women in IP.


Chambers UK 2017

James Cross is ranked as a Band 1 lawyer.


MIP IP Stars Handbook 2016

James Cross, Hugh Dunlop, Reuben Jacob, Katie Cameron and Angela Fox are all ranked as IP Stars.


Trade Mark Attorneys: Top tier recommendation for TMT (Technology, Media, Telecoms) by The Legal 500 2016.


Patent Attorneys: Tier 2 Recommendation for TMT (Technology, Media, Telecoms) by The Legal 500 2016.


Chambers UK 2016 

Steve James and James Cross are ranked in Band 1.

RGC Jenkins & Co ranked as a leading firm for 2016.


Trade Mark Attorneys: Top Tier Recommendation for TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms) by The Legal 500 2015


Steve James, Katie Cameron and Angela Fox are highly recommended.



Patent Attorneys: Tier 2 Recommendation for TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms) by The Legal 500 2015


Hugh Dunlop, David Musker and James Cross are listed as key contacts.


MIP IP Stars Handbook (Patents) 2015

“RGC Jenkins & Co is still admired by many in the market and retains its top-tier status this year. The firm has two offices in the UK in addition to four abroad. The patent team comprises 11 partners, four attorneys, one technical assistant and five trainees.

"They have a very good presence in life sciences," says one rival. The firm's confidential patent case studies feature Alvin Lam, who specialises in patenting computer and software-related inventions; Reuben E Jacob, a specialist in life sciences and medical technology; and the "impressive" James Cross, whose patent expertise cover the electronics and hi-tech sectors.”


RGC Jenkins & Co ranked in IAM Patent 1000, 2015

‘RGC Jenkins & Co boasts a strong presence in Europe, with offices in Basel, Munich and Freiburg complementing its UK bases in London and Farnham. It has also turned its gaze towards Asia and has taken up residency in Beijing – a move which has helped it to better serve its international client base. Its geographical reach and laser focus on in intellectual property make it an attractive proposition on the prosecution front. When it comes to infringement and validity issues, there is a team of lawyers ready and waiting to mount a robust case in defence of clients’ interests. The star attraction is the multitalented Hugh Dunlop, who combines engineering, legal and strategic nous to great effect.’



Who's Who Legal 2015


James Cross is featured as a leading patent expert. 


Katie Cameron and Tim Pendered are featured as leading Trademark experts.


Chambers 2015 recommends Steve James and James Cross as Band 1 Trade Mark Attorney and Band 1 Patent Attorney respectively.


The Legal 500 2014 recommends Stephen James, David Musker, Hugh Dunlop, Tim Pendered, Angela Fox and Joanne Ling.

Managing Intellectual Property lists Hugh Dunlop, Steve James and David Musker as 'IP Stars'

UK Trade Mark Firm of the Year at the 2014 Managing Intellectual Property Awards

UK Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year at the 2013 Managing Intellectual Property Awards

UK-IP Law Firm of the Year at the ACQ Global Awards 2013

Copyright Law Firm of the Year in England at the Global Law Experts 2013 Practice Awards

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