Adrian is a seasoned IP lawyer who relishes immersing himself in his client’s technology, product roadmap and patent/IP strategy. He is regularly involved in the negotiation and drafting of technology licence agreements and other contracts with a heavy IP element, such as R&D collaborations, joint ventures, grant funding agreements and other commercial arrangements. He also advises on the EC and UK competition law aspects of these agreements, and issues relating to technical standardisation, essential IPR and patent pooling.

Adrian has a wealth of experience in handling the IP aspects of University spin-outs, IPOs and other major corporate transactions and disputes, including for FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 corporations. He is also a valued patent litigator, having recently advised on disputes involving pharmaceuticals, somatic cell therapy, semiconductor chip design, inkjet printing technology, digital compression algorithms, LCD flat-panel technology, telecoms and pharmaceuticals. He also frequently helps clients with disputes involving confidential information, database rights, trade marks, copyright and designs.

Adrian publishes and speaks regularly on a variety of intellectual property issues.

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2 July 2020

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IPCom v Lenovo – Court of Appeal of Paris

23 June 2020

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Life sciences & healthcare

Impact of COVID-19 on venture-backed biotech companies – Part 1: Operational issues

22 June 2020

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COVID-19 postponement of MDR implementation date – how does this fit with Brexit?

26 May 2020

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