Provided by Sean Jauss
Sean heads up our legal and dispute resolution teams and is also a member of the firms Management Board. He has over 20 years of experience advising on contentious and non-contentious IP matters, including patents, trade marks, designs, copyright, database rights and trade secrets across a range of industry sectors. Sean works closely with senior management and their external counsel to deliver a wide range of IP related projects in a pragmatic and commercially-focussed manner, including on IP protection, commercialisation, technology transfer and dispute resolution.
Sean’s clients range from specialist SMEs to well-known global brands. They are predominately based in the UK, Europe and the US. He works across a number of industry sectors, but mainly in life sciences, chemistry and engineering.
Sean has Bachelors in Microbiology from Imperial College London and a PhD in the same subject from Cambridge University. He studied law at the College of Law, then trained and qualified (in 2003) at Slaughter and May.
He joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2011 to run the Legal Services team and became a partner in 2014.
Sean Jauss advises clients in the engineering, life sciences and hi-tech sectors across the full span of transactional and contentious IP mandates.
"Outstanding on IP contracts." "Sean Jauss understands our business needs and provides a good solution; he is very calm and thoughtful in his support." "He gives timely and well-considered advice, interpreting the legal niceties in a way I can understand."