James Sanderson BSc, CPA, EPA, ETMA

Senior Partner

James, son of the founder, joined the firm in 1996 after completing his Honours degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Durham University. He achieved full British qualification as a Chartered Patent Attorney in June 2001 and as a European Patent Attorney in 2003. He joined the partnership in 2002.


His technical expertise lies in biotechnology and genetics but he also works extensively in the general mechanical and chemical patent matters, IT and the Internet.

He devotes a substantial part of his time to trade mark work, including the resolution of domain name disputes and cyber-squatting, and handles accounts for clients ranging from individual inventors to blue chip companies.


  • BSc - Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, University of Durham - 1996
  • UK Chartered Patent Attorney - 2001
  • European Patent Attorney - 2003

Practice Areas

  • IP consultancy
  • IP strategy
  • patents
  • trade marks
  • registered designs
  • copyright and unregistered design advice
  • domain disputes
  • oppositions

LinkedIn Recommendations

“James has an expert knowledge of his industry and a great ability to explain the detail in language that is understandable. Expert, dependable and consistent results makes him a great asset. Really nice guy too!”

“I get pleasure to work with James Sandersons, when I was handling IP portfolio of Alembic Limited. I found him very analytical and effective. He has depth knowledge in each area of patents. He met all his deliverable on time.”

“James has done a superb job in guiding us through the complexities of several multi-jurisdictional trademark searches, applications, disputes and settlements. All of this has been done with a minimum of fuss and with the results we hoped for. There is no doubt that James' service has created real brand value for us of the past 4 years.”

“Sanderson and Co are a highly productive and professional team of Patent Attorney's. Working with integrity and straight honest communication, they get the job done and we have no hesitation in recommending them to all that require the services of patent application services.”

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James Sanderson

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+44 1206 571187
Unit 2 Block D, Knowledge Gateway, Colchester, Essex, UK, CO4 3ZL.

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Unit 2 Block D, Knowledge Gateway, Colchester, Essex, UK, CO4 3ZL.
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22 Great James St., London, WC1N 3ES, UK.