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Intellectual Property
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Provided by Alexandra Pygall

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Alexandra is head of Stephenson Harwood’s intellectual property practice. She is an intellectual property expert with significant experience of advising on both transactions and disputes. Alexandra has degrees in both law and chemistry, and has particular expertise in the life sciences and luxury/consumer brands sectors acting for a range of companies, such as BTG plc and Vernalis plc, to luxury brand companies such as Moët Hennessy and Richemont.

Alexandra advises on the complete spectrum of intellectual property issues. Her transaction experience includes advising clients on licensing, partnering, collaboration and R&D agreements as well as on the IP aspects of mergers, acquisitions, investments (including the taking of security over IP) and commercial contracts such as manufacturing and distribution arrangements. Her dispute experience includes advising clients in relation to claims regarding IP ownership, infringement and validity and in relation to licensing and other contractual matters. She also advises in relation to anti-counterfeiting strategies and enforcement policies. She has experience of both civil and criminal IP litigation.

Alexandra has been named in The Lawyer's Hot 100 – Dealmaker list 2019 and she was also awarded the Lexology Client Choice Award for healthcare and life sciences UK 2018.

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Intellectual Property - UK
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Alexandra Pygall's IP practice has an impressive ambit, taking in commercial agreements and also disputes concerning all core rights and also non-traditional trade marks. She represents a varied client base of household names in industries such as fashion, children's toys, pharmaceuticals and luxury goods.
"She has a keen intelligence but is also intensely personable. She brings a strong overview to a case." "She is absolutely fantastic, and her IP advice links in well with our corporate strategy."

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