Our services are centred around intellectual property that can be registered. We protect innovation, design, and branding across all sectors of industry, and at all stages in the supply chain.

For each IP right we offer services covering strategic advice, pre-registration searches, registrations and renewals, oppositions and dispute resolution. We handle work throughout the world, working with local colleagues in over 100 countries.


Our attorneys specialise in one or more sectors of industry, which enables them to provide quality advice with a commercial focus.

Our patent specialists have detailed understanding of the background technology, which ensures that your patent applications are prepared with the correct scope, reducing the likelihood of challenges from third parties and objections from the patent office.

They also advise whether other forms of protection would be more appropriate. Our brand specialists work with brand managers for leading brands and their advice is commercially focussed making sure that you get the best value from your budget.

Life at Reddie & Grose – Alex Cope

Alex Cope – Trainee Patent Attorney

AlexTowards the end of my penultimate year at university, I began to consider what my next steps should be after graduation. I found myself in the common position of having very little idea of what to do. I knew that I did not want to pursue a career in academia, but I still wanted a job that would allow me to use the scientific and technical skills I had learned during my degree. Luckily, I happened upon the Inside Careers website which introduced me to the world of patent attorneys.

I was immediately drawn to the role, as it requires a unique and interesting mix of skills, combining the fields of science, language and law. After some further research into the profession I was sure that this was the job for me. Then, following numerous job applications and a handful of interviews, I was lucky enough to be offered a trainee position at Reddie & Grose. From the research I had done ahead of my interviews, I knew that Reddie & Grose is a top tier firm with an excellent reputation and a number of high profile clients. On top of this, the firm came across as very friendly and sociable. So in the end, the decision to accept their offer was an easy one.

Upon starting at Reddie & Grose, it very quickly became apparent that this was a firm that also invests heavily in training. I spent my first two weeks on an intensive induction course with my fellow new starters. This covered the basics of what the job requires and, although quite daunting, it was an invaluable introduction to the role and the rm in general. Since then, I have been given a real caseload to manage and a wide range of different issues to handle, always under the guidance and support of my supervising partner.

The work I am involved with is varied and challenging; one day I may be drafting a patent application, and the next I may be meeting with clients to discuss their invention. It is this variety of work, along with the intellectual stimulation of having to quickly understand new and interesting technologies, that is my favourite part of the job.

My first year at Reddie & Grose has been both rewarding and stimulating. The firm is friendly and sociable and the comprehensive support and training supplied has allowed me to start developing all the skills necessary to be successful in the profession. I look forward to building upon these further as I progress towards qualification.

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