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Symbiosis IP

Symbiosis IP is a patent attorney firm serving exclusively the life science industry. We have a wealth of experience in working closely with academic institutions and early stage start-up companies. This experience enables us to develop IP that drives new businesses forward whatever their complexity. We also work with established businesses and household names to acquire and defend their IP rights.

Our priority is to develop long-lasting, mutually beneficial client-attorney relationships that maximise the benefit that your technology can bring to your business.

"Symbiosis maximises the value of IP generated by our inventors in a cost effective and efficient manner that meets our commercial objectives."

Martin Whitaker
CEO, Diurnal

"Driven, dedicated and knowledgeable in the whole spectrum of work covering commercialisation of technology"

UK University Senior Tech Transfer

"Our two companies collaborate very well together to optimise the commercial benefits of the Glycologic Limited portfolio of activities."

Richard Tester
Managing Director, Glycologic Limited

"Andrew gave us the confidence that the final terms agreed were fair and in line with the current best practice"

UK University Head of Tech Transfer

"Mark Hoggins consistently delivers excellent service and detailed and informed responses to examiners, and helps clients understand each step and grow in their understanding of the IP protection process."

IAM Patent 2022 Client Interview

"One of those rare breeds who manage to combine considerable technical expertise with a keen business sense"

Senior Leader, Corporate

"It is a privilege to work with Symbiosis."

Prof. Richard Ross, CSO
Asterion Limited

"Cardiff University has a longstanding relationship with Symbiosis IP and we have always experienced a consistently high quality range of IP services. We particularly appreciate the ability to provide bespoke advice for academic, TTO or industry audiences as appropriate and this has contributed significantly to our translational successes across the life sciences portfolio."

Rhodri Turner
Senior Technology Transfer Officer, Cardiff University

"The service provided by Symbiosis is personal, efficient and highly professional."

IAM Patent 2022 Client Interview

"Result oriented, very responsive, a value creator and a person with a clear vision and strategy"

Senior Corporate Counsel

"Julie always asks the right questions and grasps the heart of the invention easily. Julie expresses herself very clearly and it is straightforward to communicate with her, in both written and oral form. She presents commercial strategies, thanks to her long experience in the field and concrete exposure to challenges that she has been able to overcome."

IAM Patent 2022 Client Interview

"Symbiosis dives deep into the science and data and then gives an excellent assessment of the potential for the patent to be granted and the value of said patent."

IAM Patent 2022 Client Interview

"Vast experience in commercialising science and technology"

Senior UK Patent Attorney

"Excellent technical licensing and deal-making skills, [a] can-do attitude and an inherent sense of value to each assignment"

Senior Leader, Corporate

"Lee Samuel readily understands technology and consistently demonstrates thorough knowledge of patent law, great attention to detail and efficient organisational skills, leading to successful grants."

IAM Patent 2022 Client Interview

"Andrew lived up to our expectations, helping us take a very hard negotiation over the line. We enjoyed working with him and would do so again. I would definitely recommend him to organisations trying to navigate IP licensing negotiations"

UK CEO

"The work carried out by Symbiosis has always been of high quality. The team have a wealth of experience and understanding in life sciences, which means they are able to provide advice on patent filing from the earliest stage right through prosecution."

IAM Patent 2022 Client Interview

"It is not an exaggeration to state that our confidence in Rob and Symbiosis is such that the strategic direction of our company has been IP-led at all times."

IAM Patent 2022 Client Interview

"Their communications are clear and always in good time for action to be taken. They have established a good network of foreign associates and we have recently had successful filings in the USA, Japan and China without a need for extensive office action and its associated costs."

IAM Patent 2022 Client Interview

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