IAM Patent 1000 2021

Patents are essential business commodities and knowing how to obtain, enforce and monetise them has become mission critical. The IAM Patent 1000 has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent expertise.

Ireland

Having recently become the largest English-speaking country in the European Union, Ireland looks set to cement its position as a central IP hub in the region. Many UK patent firms continue to expand their foothold in the country and sources suggest that players from the United States and beyond may...

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Having recently become the largest English-speaking country in the European Union, Ireland looks set to cement its position as a central IP hub in the region. Many UK patent firms continue to expand their foothold in the country and sources suggest that players from the United States and beyond may now be more likely to turn to Irish firms for EU representation. This potential interest from overseas is merely a bonus, however, as domestic innovation is also thriving. Medical technology remains a hotspot, although start-up funding is also pouring into new areas such as pure electronics, generating ever more challenging work for the country’s patent professionals.

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