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Northern Ireland Intellectual Property
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Intellectual Property - Northern Ireland
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Band 1
What the team is known for

Noted commitment to Northern Ireland's technology and spin-out sector, particularly with regard to software and life sciences businesses. Focuses primarily on commercialisation agreements and portfolio management. Also noted for trade mark, anti-counterfeiting and passing-off disputes.

Strengths

A client notes: "They are brilliant. We've always had a great experience with them."

Work highlights

Acting as lead advisor Fusion Antibodies, a global specialist contract research organisation (one of only three listed companies in Northern Ireland) on all aspects of its intellectual property and commercial contracts requirements.

Notable practitioners

Adrian O'Connell acts as sole IP adviser to a number of corporate clients and guides them through all manner of licensing, trade mark prosecution and portfolio strategy matters.
"A leader in IP in Northern Ireland, and very straightforward and easy to deal with."

Andrew Kirke is recommended for all manner of commercial IP issues, such as licensing, rights strategy and trade mark protection. He frequently works with emerging IP-driven companies in Northern Ireland.

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Adrian O'Connell
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Andrew Kirke
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aerospace

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software development

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