Ready to make your mark? Marks & Clerk can help. This group of attorneys is a leading UK intellectual property law firm. Its services include registering, buying, and defending patents, trademarks, designs, copyrights, and domain names. Clients come from a number of industries, including biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, engineering, financial services, and software. Marks & Clerk was founded in 1887 by George Croydon Marks, an engineer, politician, and colleague of Thomas Edison. The company merged with the Lloyd Wise Group in 2007, extending its client base into the Asia-Pacific region. The firm operates through a network of 8 offices across the UK and 17 offices worldwide.