I am a senior associate in our Intellectual Property group in London, specialising in complex, high-value commercial arbitration and litigation.
Since joining Bird & Bird in 2011, I have acted for clients in a number of international arbitrations, predominantly relating to high-stakes IP licensing disputes. These have been conducted under various arbitration rules (including ICC and WIPO), seated in multiple jurisdictions and have involved the application of a wide variety of national laws, including English, US, French, German and Finnish.
I also advise clients in relation to a broad range of contentious IP matters relating to patents, copyright, trademarks, passing off and breach of confidence, including actions in the UKIPO, Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. This includes a particular expertise advising clients in relation to disputes over the licensing of standards essential patents according to F/RAND principles and copyright (including references to the Copyright Tribunal).