Identifying value

We apply technical, commercial and legal know-how to identify ideas that can become valuable assets for our clients.

Vision realised.

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Building understanding

We work closely with our clients to understand their individual needs - from the immediate to the long-term.

Vision realised.


Maximising returns

We deliver advice that's proven, pragmatic and focused on delivering the right outcome for each client.

Vision realised.


About us

Slingsby Partners LLP was formed with one key vision: to enable clients to more easily realise their business objectives through the use of IP - and we have brought together a team of outstanding IP professionals to achieve that goal. From start-up to established market leader - and wherever your organisation sits on the technology spectrum - we can help you generate lasting value from your ideas.

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Our Approach

Our attorneys have a long track record of working alongside remarkable businesses to help them identify, protect and manage their intellectual property. Whether running a brainstorming session to capture the innovations in a new project or supporting a client through a dispute with a competitor, our goal is to make intellectual property work for our clients. We are particularly proud that the great majority of our instructions come through recommendations from existing clients.


News & insights

14 Apr 2022

Slingsby Partners engages with design and engineering students at Middlesex University

Slingsby Partners is delighted to have been involved for the second year running in providing pro-bono information and advice for up-and-coming designers and engineers at Middlesex University in relation to intellectual property.

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01 Apr 2022

G1/22 and G2/22 – Entitlement to claim priority

Two questions have been referred to the Enlarged Board of Appeal regarding the entitlement to priority of a Euro-PCT application where the PCT application was filed naming different applicants for different contracting states.


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09 Mar 2022

EPO Guidelines 2022 – Minimal update re amendment of description

The 2022 EPO Guidelines have been released and have been updated, albeit in a very limited way, to soften slightly the EPO’s position on the requirements surrounding amendment of the description.

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"The team at Slingsby Partners lives and breathes original patent drafting … whatever the technology, the firm can handle the brief. Its client-centric approach earns it many fans: “Slingsby feels more like an extension of our business, rather than an external supplier, such is its knowledge of our products, processes and people. The team is exceptionally impressive technically and has evident enthusiasm for its work and for the success of our company."

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