Oxford: Patent attorney Marks and Clerk expands on Science Park

Patent and trade mark attorney Marks and Clerk is expanding and relocating into Fletcher House at The Oxford Science Park.

Charles Young of Magdalen College, and joint managing partner of The Oxford Science Park commented: “We are delighted that Marks and Clerk have decided to expand their operations to the Science Park. They join an increasing number of professional services companies who have chosen to relocate here. We strive to offer a high quality business environment for both technology businesses and the companies that provide services to support them.”

Robert Lind, Oxford managing partner, Marks and Clerk commented: “As part of a leading patent and trade mark attorney firm with offices spread across Europe, Asia and North America, we required an office that will allow us to give our clients exceptional service and our staff a new working experience whilst still providing room for growth. We are very excited about moving to The Oxford Science Park and beginning a new successful era for our Oxford office.”

Marks and Clerk will move into the top floor of Fletcher House which is a three-storey 22,773 sq ft office/laboratory building. Features include column-free space and raised floors and deep ceiling voids to accommodate data cabling, drainage and ventilation requirements. Car parking is provided both in front of, and under, the building.

Fletcher House, is named after Charles Fletcher. Fletcher was working at the Oxford Radcliffe Infirmary in 1941, and is noted as the first doctor to administer penicillin to a patient.

The Oxford Science Park is a joint venture between Magdalen College, Oxford and PRUPIM. Savills is the retained leasing agent.

Resources: Oxford Science park website