Allen & Overy is an international legal practice with approximately 5,400 people, including some 554 partners. Since opening its first office in London in 1930, the firm has grown into a global organisation with 44 offices in 31 countries across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, the Americas and Africa.
We are one of only a few leading international law firms with a significant multi-national market presence in the IP field. We have over 100 dedicated IP partners and lawyers in our offices in Europe, the U.S. and Asia Pacific with a wealth of extensive knowledge of national and multi-national IP dispute resolution and transactions. We offer the highest quality of service based on a thorough understanding of the technical and commercial context and the most rigorous project management of cases and transactions. We work with in-house counsel to ensure that the business aim is achieved cost efficiently and effectively with no surprises.
In Asia Pacific we have an on-the-ground market-leading IP team based in China. We provide advice on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious IP matters across the region and have been active in devising and implementing strategies to successfully combat IP infringement and protect IP assets in strategic transactions.