Bird & Bird today announces that it has appointed Mark Holah as a partner in its office in London.
Mark has over 20 years experience of advising on intellectual property issues, with a particular focus on brand protection and trade mark portfolio management. He is dual qualified as a solicitor and as a trade mark attorney.
Mark was previously head of the trade mark and brand protection group at Field Fisher Waterhouse, where he spent 13 years; 11 as a partner.
Peter Brownlow, Partner, Bird & Bird said: "We are very excited to welcome Mark to our team, his arrival will enable us to grow our successful brand management practice. The addition of Mark's expertise and market place recognition will ensure that Bird & Bird remains one of the leading practices in this area."
Mark said: "This is an exciting time to be joining Bird & Bird and I am looking forward to this opportunity. Bird & Bird has a market leading reputation for their Intellectual Property practice, and as such the firm provides a great platform from which I will be able to offer specialist advice to clients."