Boult Wade Tennant

Boult Wade Tennant

United Kingdom, Germany

Boult Wade Tennant
Verulam Gardens
70 Grays Inn Road
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7430 7500

Senior partner, Claire Baldock -
Managing partner, John Wallace -

Company Profile:

Boult Wade Tennant is a specialist patent and trade mark firm. It exists to help individuals and businesses protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property rights on a global scale. The firm looks after the multi-jurisdictional IP issues of major industrial and commercial companies worldwide, as well as portfolio management for a wide range of small and medium sized enterprises, academic institutions, and independent research and development organisations.

In 2015 Boult Wade Tennant achieved top rankings in WIRP Leaders, Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Managing Intellectual Property, World Trade Mark Review 1000 and Intellectual Asset Management 1000. Established in 1894, the firm has four patent groups which are divided by technologies: biotechnology and life sciences; chemical and materials; engineering and designs; and hi-tech and electrical. The fifth group is the trade mark and domain names group. The firm also has a range of professional in-house support functions, including a sizeable renewals department and a search department.

Additionally, the attorneys play an important role in shaping UK, European and International IP Law through their active participation in numerous industry bodies.

Areas of Specialisation:

  • Intellectual property
  • Patents
  • Trade marks and domain names
  • Freedom to operate
  • Clearance 
  • Due Diligence

Key Practice Groups:

  • Trade Mark and Domain Name 
  • Hi-tech and Electrical 
  • Engineering and Designs 
  • Biotechnology and Life Sciences 
  • Chemical and Materials

Association Memberships:

The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA), The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA), Institute of Professional Representatives, International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), International Trade Mark Association (INTA), Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and the American Bar Association (ABA).


claire-baldock-150x135px.jpgSenior partner
Claire Baldock



john-wallace-150x135px-1-.jpgManaging partner
John Wallace