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Clarke Willmott LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Advises national and international clients on a wide variety of IP matters including anti-counterfeiting and passing-off programmes, brand protection and commercialisation strategy. Also known for trade mark prosecution and global portfolio management, as well as for disputes concerning all core rights.

Strengths

Sources say: "Clarke Willmott is a well-organised firm able to provide a high-quality and full-scope service. The partners are well supported by able junior staff."

Work highlights

Advised PUIG in relation to numerous seizures by of goods by UK Border Force for the infringement of various trade marks, design rights and copyrights owned by PUIG.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Stone is noted for his representation of household-name brands in both contentious and commercial IP work, with an emphasis on trade mark and copyright disputes.
"Andrew is very meticulous in his work, and his explanation of intricate points is always useful.""He is very responsive and friendly with both clients and counsel."

Roy Crozier maintains an excellent reputation for his high-calibre contentious IP practice. He has an outstanding record before the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court and High Court, and is frequently instructed on cross-border disputes.
"His knowledge of intellectual property is exceptional and he is personable and straight-talking.""Roy goes the extra mile every time in order to achieve the best results for the client. When things get tough, he is calm and pragmatic."

Susan Hall acts for a number of corporate clients in contentious IP cases, including design, trade mark and licence-related disputes. ,"Susan has a strong legal mind that is able to dissect and communicate complicated arguments."

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Overview

Clarke Willmott's Manchester team of intellectual property lawyers are experts in UK and EU intellectual property law. Through their extensive knowledge, the Manchester team supports clients in managing their IP so they can translate the innovation and creativity of their business into commercial success.

Intellectual Property Department

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55 Spring Gardens

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Lancashire

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M2 2BY

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Intellectual Property


Andrew Stone
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Roy Crozier
Band 1
Susan Hall
Band 2