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Recent Accolades



• MIP IP Stars Handbook 2018

Maucher Jenkins is ranked as a leading firm in England for intellectual property. Katie Cameron, James Cross, Hugh Dunlop, Angela Fox, Reuben Jacob are ranked as IP Stars.


• IP Stars PCT Leaders Report 2017: Noted as top filing firm


• 2018 Corporate INTL Global Awards

Global Patent Prosecution Attorneys of the Year in England

Automotive Technology Patent Attorneys of the Year in England


• Chambers & Partners, Intellectual Property: Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys, 2018

"The team is very professional, reliable, knowledgeable and always makes itself available quickly. A pleasure to work with."


• Chambers & Partners, Intellectual Property: Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys, 2018

"The team quickly understands our requirements and is able to tailor its service accordingly."


• Chambers UK 2018

James Cross ranked as a Band 1 lawyer.
James Cross is a hi-tech patent specialist who advises on all facets of prosecution, enforcement and rights strategy, and also litigates disputes in the courts. "He is one of the cleverest patent attorneys I have ever had the pleasure of working with and he is a real team player."


• Legal 500, Trade Mark Attorneys, top Tier Ranking for Technology, Media and Telecoms (published October 2017)

"Maucher Jenkins, formed through the combination of RGC Jenkins & Co and its longstanding German partner firm Maucher Börjes Jenkins, is a pan-European IP firm that advises a range of clients spanning start-ups to FTSE 250 companies and Fortune 500 corporations including Black Entertainment Television, Societé des Produits Nestlé, Tinder, Paramount Pictures Corporation and Brainloop. Katie Cameron has notable experience in handling opposition proceedings before the EUIPO. She is recommended alongside solicitor and chartered trade mark attorney Angela Fox and attorney Tim Pendered, whose practice areas include trade marks, designs and copyright, domain names and who are 'excellent litigators'."


 • Legal 500 UK recommends patent attorneys Hugh Dunlop, James Cross, Reuben Jacob & Felix Rummler.


 • Legal 500 UK recommends trade mark attorneys Angela Fox, Katie Cameron & Tim Pendered.




• Chambers & Partners, Intellectual Property: Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys, 2017

"The service we receive is a personalised and high-quality one. They think out of the box and provide advice in a clear and understandable manner."


• Chambers & Partners, Intellectual Property: Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys, 2017

"They are excellent attorneys and are extremely smart." 


• Legal 500, Technology, Media and Telecoms, UK, PATMA: Patent Attorneys, 2017

"The highly international patent group at RGC Jenkins & Co represents international corporations in a variety of patent matters. The firm's global reach spans offices in London, Farnham, Beijing, Munich, Freiburg and Basel. The group also features multiple Asia experts and multilingual patent attorneys such as Kei Enomoto, who is fluent in French and Japanese and proficient in German and Spanish."


• Legal 500, Technology, Media and Telecoms, UK, PATMA: Trade Mark Attorneys, 2017

"Maucher Jenkins acts for a global client base and a number of FTSE 100 companies. Angela Fox recently acted for Nestlé on its high-profile opposition to Cadbury's UK's trade mark application for "Cadbury Purple". She also acted for DC Comics and Marvel Characters in various trade mark disputes in the UK. Katie Cameron is also recommended.


• 2017 Corporate INTL Global Awards

Global Patent Prosecution Law Firm of the Year in England


• Who's Who Legal 2017

Katie Cameron is named as a 'leading individual' for "strong representation in opposition proceedings in the UK and Europe".


• 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 ranked as a Band 1 lawyer.
"The 'really impressive' James Cross manages hi-tech patent portfolios. He offers guidance on registrations and enforcement strategy, and has experience advising on higher court litigation."


• MIP IP Stars UK 2017

"Katie Cameron is cost-effective, delivers on time and keeps me up to date." 


• MIP IP Stars UK 2017

"Kana Enomoto is commended demonstrating exemplary client care." Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars UK 2017




• MIP IP Stars Handbook 2016

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


• Legal 500 2016

Trade Mark Attorneys: Top Tier Ranking for TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms)


• Legal 500 2016

Patent Attorneys: Tier 2 Ranking for TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms)


• Chambers UK, Intellectual Property, 2016

Steve James and James Cross are ranked in Band 1.

• Chambers UK, Intellectual Property, 2016

"The firm has a reputation for honesty, clarity, creativity and tenacity in pursuit of clients' commercial goals. These are achieved through the highly focused protection, defence and enforcement of patent, design and trade mark rights in the UK and internationally."




• Legal 500 2015

Trade Mark Attorneys: Top Tier Ranking for TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms)

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


• Legal 500 2015

Patent Attorneys: Tier 2 Ranking for TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms)

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 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."


• Chambers and Partners UK 2015

Stephen James: Band 1 Trade Mark Attorney
"Stephen James is a highly skilled attorney who practices in trade marks and patents. He is variously described as 'extremely capable' and 'great - a very clever chap'."


James Cross: Band 1 Patent Attorney
"James Cross is a patent attorney who wins praise from clients and peers alike, one source describing him as 'a Renaissance man', while a number of others remark on his business acumen."


• 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.




• The Legal 500 2014

Trade Mark Attorneys: Tier 1 Recommended

"The Legal 500 has recommended RGC Jenkins as a first tier firm in the category PATMA: Trade Mark Attorneys. The trade marks team is noted for its 'spot-on commerciality and industry knowledge' and Stephen James, Tim Pendered, Angela Fox and Joanne Ling are all highly recommended."


• The Legal 500 2014

Patent Attorneys: Tier 2 Recommended:

"There was success for the patents team with David Brinck receiving a special mention for his successful representation of Cellxion in two IPO opposition hearings. He, David Musker and Hugh Dunlop were all recommended."


• Managing Intellectual Property 'IP Stars'

Hugh Dunlop, Steve James and David Musker are listed as IP Stars.


They also say: "RGC Jenkins is one of the leading names for trade mark prosecution and this year scored a significant victory in the Court of Appeal for its client Nestlé against Cadbury in a case regarding the colour purple. A peer said. 'I would put them up with the top names because they really do have some excellent people'. Clients agree: 'I have worked with a number of attorneys at the firm and have always been impressed with everyone I've worked with. There is a high quality in everyone'."


• World Trademark Review 1000, 2015 edition - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals. 'Silver' in Agencies category.


"This compact firm has offices in select cities in the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland and China. Its laser focus on IP prosecution has never wavered and its careful cultivation of outposts in IP hotspots around the world reflects its dedication to client service on an international level. Each individual is really strong. They have very good, thorough technical knowledge. Former in-house counsel at Glaxo Stephen R James knows exactly what clients need. He has enjoyed significant successes in the non-traditional trademarks arena, seeing Tarzan's yell and the colours pink and orange make it onto the register."


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


Steve James is listed as a UK "IP Star" in Managing Intellectual Property's IP Stars Handbook.


• Chambers and Partners UK 2014

Intellectual Property: Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys (Band 2):
"Stephen James is noted by sources as a very experienced practitioner with a 'great knowledge of case law'."

"James Cross is a 'very knowledgeable' patent attorney who focuses on electronics and hi-tech technologies. One commentator highlights the level of 'trust we have in him - it's like he's part of our company'."




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


• Legal 500 2013

Trade Mark Attorneys: Tier 1 Recommended

"RGC Jenkins & Co's trade mark attorneys are acting for Nestlé UK before the Court of Appeal in opposing Cadbury's UK colour trade mark application. Stephen James heads the team."

• Legal 500 2013

Patent Attorneys: Tier 2 Recommended
"RGC Jenkins & Co's nine-partner team successfully patented key technology underlying the Sky News iPad app, and also obtained patent protection for unique aspects of the developed interfaces and underlying systems for certain BSkyB online services. Teledyne Technologies Incorporated and British Airways are other key clients. David Musker is recommended."


• RGC Jenkins was among The World's Leading Patent Practitioners at the IAM Patent 1000 2013 Awards and Hugh Dunlop was recommended for his patent prosecution work.


• Best of the UK: Band 1 for Intellectual Property: Trade Mark Agents: Chambers and Partners UK 2013

Stephen James was recognised as a leading trade mark expert.


• Chambers and Partners UK 2013
Best of the UK: Band 2 for Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys


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