HGF Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys and HGF Law together form one of the fastest growing, full-service IP firms in the UK. HGF was launched with a single attorney in 1995, but now boasts more than 50 qualified attorneys and solicitors, and a total staff in excess of 120 across 9 offices.
This makes HGF one of the top ten patent firms in the UK. This growth has been achieved through a combination of organic growth and the strategic recruitment of highly skilled private practice and in-house counsel. The firm’s professionals are distributed throughout its nine UK offices in Leeds, London, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Rugby and York.
HGF provides the full range of services expected from a leading patent and trade mark firm, including the procurement of patent, trade mark and design protection, as well as due diligence, IP strategy, drafting agreements and licences and handling contentious IP matters.
HGF has a reputation for providing a proactive, responsive and friendly service to its clients. HGF prides itself in offering an exceptional level of service to its clients and on its dynamic and commercially focussed approach to IP together with the technical expertise and experience of its professional staff, has enabled the profile and reputation of the firm to grow. The firm is recommended by the independent legal directories Chambers UK and The Legal 500, year on year and has achieved listings in the MIP world reputations survey for 2010.
In order to ensure the clients are working with specialists the firm has established strategic business units which have become centres of excellence offering breadth and depth in the core technology areas of:
- Electronics, Computing and Software
- Life Sciences
- Trade Marks