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Posted 04/07/2016


Cheltenham-based, leading and dynamic Intellectual Property (IP) firm, Wynne-Jones IP announces another successive year with in excess of 15% revenue growth (over inflation). This expansion, which has been achieved by utilising internal resources and skillsets efficiently, but has also seen 10 new recruits in the past year one of which is life sciences expert Jim Robertson, who has joined as a partner, and the appointment internally of new partners, senior patent attorneys Danny Butler and Vicki Strachan. 

To compliment the growth strategy partners Wynne-Jones IP have announced plans to relocate the Cheltenham office to a larger, modern office in the county, whilst also reviewing additional UK locations to support the firm’s national and international reach. Business expectation will continue to improve at Wynne-Jones IP ensuring domestic and international clients receive high quality IP services with working practices, processes and client care to match.

The firm’s expansion has led to business growth at a sustainable level with its workforce rising at a rate of approximately 22% per annum in the last two-three years, resulting in 45 members of staff and six partners. Wynne-Jones IP’s new recruits consist of; Partners, Formalities and Renewals Administrators, PAs, Trainee Attorneys, Admin Support and Marketing Interns.

The IP experts will also be preparing for the next intake of patent trainees across its specialist’s sectors including; engineering, life sciences, chemistry and physics with a new Wynne-Jones IP training academy expected to launch later this year.

“At Wynne-Jones IP we are fully committed to retaining staff and helping them grow within the firm at all levels of their career”, said Dr Ian Lambert, HR Partner at Wynne-Jones IP. “Our attorney retention rate is 100% and we have had 15 promotions within the last few months which demonstrates our ethos and strategy in using existing internal resources and skillsets”.

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