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BioQuarter welcomes IP experts Maucher Jenkins as first Business Member


Edinburgh BioQuarter can today announce Maucher Jenkins as its first Business Member, based virtually in NINE, its Life Sciences Innovation Centre.

As business members, Maucher Jenkins join the BioQuarter community with benefits including brand associations, access to a network of world-leading clinical and academic experts, events, networking and training organised at BioQuarter.

David Ridd, Business Development, Communications and Marketing Manager at Edinburgh BioQuarter said: 

” We are delighted to welcome Maucher Jenkins to the BioQuarter community. Our business membership brings reciprocal benefits to the whole ecosystem at BioQuarter – by better connecting people and business experts we will continue to do great things in developing medical innovations.”

“In the life sciences sector it is more important than ever to make new connections and share skills and knowledge. I’m sure that Maucher Jenkins will benefit from becoming part of BioQuarter, and their unique expertise in IP will add depth to our impressive community of life sciences innovators, medical researchers and data analysts.”

Maucher Jenkins is a full service IP firm which advises clients on patents, trademarks and designs. Providing a comprehensive service in the protection, maintenance and enforcement of Intellectual Property (IP) assets in a range of sectors including life sciences, industrial biotechnology, medical devices and technologies, pharmaceuticals and chemistry, electronics, telecoms, artificial intelligence and digital health, physics and engineering.

Dr Fiona Kellas, Partner at Maucher Jenkins said:

“ Maucher Jenkins has an office in Edinburgh and we are excited about the opportunity to be Business Members at Edinburgh BioQuarter, becoming part of the BioQuarter community and assisting in relation to IP advice where helpful. At Maucher Jenkins, we understand the importance of providing good IP advice to companies to assist in the development and commercialisation of their products. In particular, we have experience of advising SMEs, start-up companies and entrepreneurs as they start their innovation journeys.”

“We have extensive experience in preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications on an international scale, including the US and Europe.  Our attorneys are experienced in helping clients navigate the changing patent landscapes in various technical fields to ensure the best protection for their technology. In addition to providing advice regarding patentability, drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications, the Maucher Jenkins team are skilled in monitoring competitors’ patent portfolios and identifying potential strengths and weaknesses. They can provide opinions on freedom to operate, perform due diligence when clients are preparing to expand their business, and pursue those who are infringing our clients’ IP rights.  In addition to the above, our services include landscaping, searching, portfolio advice and management, cost forecasting and litigation. ”

BioQuarter and Maucher Jenkins are planning a special IP webinar covering practical IP tips and guidance for companies, including advice on how to manage IP in the current situation. This will be perfect for early-stage start-ups, innovators, investors and service companies working in the healthcare and life sciences sector.

Further details will posted soon  on the IP Webinar.

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