Marks & Clerk, one of the world’s leading intellectual property (IP) law firms, has announced eight new Partner appointments. The promoted attorneys are drawn from several of the firm’s market-leading UK teams, including pharma, biotechnology, food and drink, fashion and electronics.
“I am delighted to announce the promotion of eight of our colleagues to the position of Partner. This is in recognition of their outstanding abilities and their commitment to supporting our clients, which are central to our organisational values.” said Simon Mounteney, Marks & Clerk’s UK Managing Partner. “The high number of new partners this year is a reflection of our ongoing commitment to growing the business by supporting the development of our exceptional people.”
The firm’s new Partners are:
Michael Barrett, London, Trade Marks
Samantha Collins, Oxford, Trade Marks
Matthew Jefferies, London, Patents
Giles Pinnington, Manchester, Patents
James Shearman, London, Patents
Lara Sibley, London, Patents
Daniel Sizer, London, Patents
Andrea Williams, Cambridge, Patents
About Marks & Clerk
Marks & Clerk is the largest firm of intellectual property advisers in the UK and is recognised as one of the world’s leading IP firms. Its patent and trade mark attorneys offer a full range of intellectual property services – covering patents, trade marks, designs and copyright – for clients ranging from SMEs and spinouts to universities and multinationals.
The firm’s patent attorneys all have scientific or engineering backgrounds whilst its trade mark attorneys advise on all areas of brand protection. Services include: obtaining patent and trade mark protection worldwide; portfolio management; IP strategy and commercialisation; licensing; enforcement; and due diligence. With a network of 18 offices across the UK (nine locations), continental Europe, North America and Asia, and long-established relationships with other leading IP firms worldwide, the firm is able to assist innovators to protect and maximise the value of their intellectual assets on a local and global basis.
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