We always aim to be the best in our field and we pride ourselves on our enthusiasm and commitment to our clients. One size does not fit all...

Who we are

Impetus is a leading, independent and innovative provider of Intellectual Property consultancy, paralegal support & portfolio administration services.

We always aim to be the best in our field and we pride ourselves on our enthusiasm and commitment to our clients and the tailoring of our services to help our clients achieve their goals and contribute to their business success.

From offices in the UK we’ve supported clients in the USA, Europe, Asia and Middle East since 1997. Our current clients include Fortune 100 corporations, technology start-ups, private equity and venture capital investors, IP management software vendors and patent and trademark professionals.

Our philosophy

With over 20 years of experience and a fantastic team that comprises both CIPA and ITMA qualified personnel we provide our clients with:

– Tailored consultancy services
– Patent, Design and Trademark paralegal, formalities and data-management services.

Our flexible and scalable services range from the administration of complete IP portfolios on behalf of clients to one-off support projects. Unlike many of our competitors we are not affiliated to a firm of patent and trademark attorneys or an IP software vendor which means we can deliver an independent service to you.

Our mission

Our strategy is to always strive to be:

– The leading Provider of IP portfolio management services
– Highly-trained specialist team
– Dedicated to our clients’ success
– Flexible and dynamic – we can ‘hit the ground running’
– Part of your team’s total solution
– Provider of cost-effective solutions tailored to suit your requirements
– Skilled and experienced interim managers
– Excited by the endless possibilities to contribute to best practice and to bring our diverse experience to the benefit of our clients
– Continuous improvement management
– Have a ‘why’ and ‘how’ mindset
– Constantly looking to add value

I am delighted to recommend the services of Impetus IP. They are extremely supportive, diligent and discreet. They provide a highly professional and reliable service with sound commercial acumen. The team are hard-working and a pleasure to work with.

Happy Client, General Counsel - E-cigarette Industry

We contacted Impetus in 2016 when we had an urgent need for IP administrative support after the sudden departure of our sole IP paralegal. Although the company is based in Switzerland we quickly put a solution in place so that Impetus were able to provide the support we needed form their offices in the UK. Since then we have been so pleased with the support that we have decided to continue working with Impetus and not employ a replacement IP paralegal.

Happy Client, Head of Patents - Pharmaceutical Industry

I have worked with Impetus since 2006 with various clients but in my current role the team were instrumental in assisting me setting up the formalities system. With their assistance, the portfolio has grown exponentially over the past 4 years. Always responsive, always willing to listen and always proactive, I quite simply couldn’t do my job without the team at Impetus!

Happy Client, Head of Intellectual Property - Internet Retail

I have worked with Impetus IP Limited for several years, and find them to be of the highest professional caliber in their provision of Intellectual Property support services. For each IP portfolio that they manage, the Impetus team weaves an in-depth working knowledge of a client’s business focus into an effective, individualized management strategy. Their value added approach to managing IP shines through in each matter they undertake, and I consider Impetus to be a highly organized, responsible and reliable service provider for the IP marketplace.

Happy Client, Patent Attorney - US Law Firm

Impetus were instrumental in migrating our IP portfolio when we were acquired and they continue to look after day to day IP matters, including docketing, file management, reports and liaison with outside agencies. Impetus assists me greatly in my role and supports the work of our R&D teams with rigor and very high professional standards.

Happy Client, Innovation Director - Defense and Space

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