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DAC Beachcroft LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Protects and commercialises IP rights for healthcare, financial services, media and technology businesses. Also noted for anti-counterfeiting, parallel import and trade mark infringement proceedings. Recommended for software licensing disputes.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Allan-Jones has a comprehensive commercial and contentious IP practice, covering all core rights.

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Overview

What we do
We have quickly gained a reputation among our clients for focused, practical advice and sound judgement. We advise technology, pharmaceutical/biotech and medical device companies, film and other media companies, retailers, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturers, insurers, advertising agencies, publishers, financial service organisations, designers and creative businesses, licensing bodies and the health sector

What we are known for
The IP team is best known for innovative intellectual property advice.

Specialisations
Technical areas such as pharmaceuticals, electronics and software.

Recent work highlights
We handle all of Royal Mail's Stamps and Collectibles licensing including in 2016 licensing deals covering David Bowie, Pink Floyd and the Mr Men.

We have been continuing to advise NHS England on the second medical use patent dispute involving Pfizer subsidiary Warner Lambert, Generics UK and Actavis over pregabalin. NHS England is party to part of the proceedings involving prescribing guidance issued to all the GPs and pharmacists in England. The case went to the Court of Appeal in 2016 and an application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court is pending.

Clients

Aardman Animations

Coretx

David ET Garman Concepts Limited

Emily Bond

Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

NHS England

Royal Mail

St. James's Place

Ultrahaptics Limited

Unilever

Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Automobiles & Parts

Commercial & Professional Services

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Health Care

Industrial Engineering

Insurance

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

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Intellectual Property

DAC Beachcroft LLP

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Location

Portwall Place

Portwall Lane

Bristol

Bristol

UK

BS1 6NA

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South West

Intellectual Property


Andrew Allan-Jones
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