Simon is a senior associate in the IP & Media group, specialising in all aspects of soft IP and advertising. He provides support to his clients on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious issues, including advisory, litigation, compliance, commercial, transactions and corporate support. His work includes advising on trade mark and design protection and portfolio management.
Simon has acted for clients across a range of dispute forums, including the High Court, Court of Appeal and Intellectual Property Enterprise Court. He also regularly represents clients in registry proceedings before the UK and EU Intellectual Property Offices and the Appointed Person.
|Since 2020||Senior associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2017 - 2020||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2015 - 2017||Solicitor, Shoosmiths|
|2014 - 2015||In house legal counsel, Volkswagen Group UK|
|2013 - 2015||Trainee Solicitor, Shoosmiths|
|2015||Admitted as a lawyer, England & Wales|
|2013||Legal Practice Course, BBP Law School London|
|2012||Graduate Diploma in Law, BBP Law School London|
|2011||BA Hons, Economics & Philosophy, University of Nottingham|
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