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5 ranked lawyersBand 3London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Advises on complex IP-driven corporate and commercial transactions. Extensive experience in cross-border patent litigation as well as copyright and trade mark disputes. Acts for market leaders in life sciences, telecommunications and financial services.

Work highlights

Acted for Sanofi and Regeneron as co-defendants in patent litigation action brought by Amgen concerning a cholesterol drug.

Notable practitioners

Ian Karet 's clients benefit from his great depth of experience working on heavyweight IP matters. He co-ordinates high-stakes patent litigation and IP-driven corporate transactions, often covering multiple jurisdictions.
"Ian has superb knowledge of the law and high-end patent litigation." "Ian has an amazing thinking process - he cuts through the weeds and can see things straight away that none of us had thought of." "He is very experienced, is fun to work with and he spots the critical tactical and legal points."

Nemone Franks has a transactional and advisory practice assisting clients with rights acquisition, separation and licensing. She has a particularly large client following in financial services.
"A very talented lawyer."

Yohan Liyanage is particularly noted for his extensive life sciences patent litigation practice. He also advises on the treatment of IP assets in corporate and licensing transactions.
"Extremely responsive and very good under pressure. He is someone you can trust with difficult IP problems."

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Intellectual Property Department

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One Silk Street

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Greater London

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EC2Y 8HQ

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Intellectual Property


Ian Karet
Band 3
Nemone Franks
Band 4
Yohan Liyanage
Band 4

Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation


Ian Karet
Band 3
Yohan Liyanage
Band 4