Iain Richardson

Senior Associate


Iain specialises in intellectual property with a particular focus on brand protection and enforcement.  He regularly advises clients on trade marks, designs and copyright (both contentious and non-contentious) as well as day to day managing of their trade mark portfolios. He also helps businesses with exploitation of their IP and has expertise in drafting commercial IP agreements (franchising, licensing and transfers).

Iain spent 6 years in-house with a multinational pharmaceutical company where he developed significant experience in  managing a large global trade mark portfolio and anti-counterfeiting strategies.

Recent highlights

  • Acts for a well-known international woman’s apparel business on all trade mark and brand protection matters
  • Advises the literary estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in commercial and IP matters in the EU
  • Advises an international soccer coaching franchise business with brand protection and dealing with franchising issues.

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