Your organisation’s intellectual property (IP) may well be your most prized asset. Increasingly innovative ways of developing, exploiting and protecting these precious assets are, therefore, required to stay ahead of the game.
Keystone's lawyers combine an unshakeable grasp on the specific technicalities of IP law with the business awareness and astuteness necessary to maximise your assets in a worldwide market which has never been more competitive. From start-ups to large corporates, businesses rely on us to advise on the development, protection and enforcement of their IP rights and in turn, enjoy the commercial benefits of our clear and cost-effective solutions. Where litigation is necessary, our team is recognised, by Premonition, as having the highest senior court success rate and will ensure that you have the best possible representation.
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A consultant in the Media team, Lawrence is one of the leading litigators in the media industries in the UK, advising on both media and commercial disputes.
Rose specialises in pre-publication advice advising on issues such as defamation, privacy, breach of confidence and copyright.
Vanessa is a commercial lawyer who helps clients who are using technology to innovate or disrupt established ways of doing things. She has supported clients from household-name global brands to nimble start-ups do this for over 15 years, across goods, services and digital.
Lucy is a commercial lawyer with particular expertise in digital media, technology, e-commerce and digital publishing. Her specialisms include the development and publication of apps, games and websites; social media publishing; digital magazines; the digital distribution of content; online partnerships/affiliate deals; and the sale of physical, digital and virtual goods via websites and apps.
Vicky is a commercial lawyer who specialises in intellectual property matters. She has a particular interest in the life sciences sector, drawing upon a scientific background to advise clients on the protection and exploitation of innovative diagnostics, medicines and medical devices.
Gillian is an IT, intellectual property and commercial lawyer who advises on commercial arrangements and the protection and exploitation of intellectual property. She has extensive experience in technology, digital media and marketing services contracts and particular expertise in IT and business process outsourcing, software development and licensing and issues affecting online businesses.
Jimmy is a commercial lawyer specialising in Internet and technology law, data protection, intellectual property, commercial contracts, and IP/IT in M&A transactions. Jimmy has worked for a range of high-profile clients including BT, Royal Mail, AIG, lastminute.com, Shazam, and Surrey Satellite Technology
Ian is a highly-skilled Brand Management and Intellectual Property lawyer with a keen focus on the legal aspects of marketing, advertising, sales promotions, sponsorship and endorsement agreements, lotteries and merchandising. During his career Ian has advised a number of household names including McDonalds, HMV, NCP, New Look, River Island, Luxottica and Swarovski.
Lyndsay, who retrained as a lawyer following a career as a Commercial Manager within a PLC, has broad-ranging commercial experience.
Lucy is a consultant in the intellectual property team. She has extensive experience of advising on all intellectual property (IP) and related rights.
Anna is a commercial and intellectual property lawyer with excellent in-depth experience gained from 10 years in private practice at Osborne Clarke and previously through running her own business. She specialises in advising on media and technology transactions.
An experienced intellectual property and information technology solicitor, Maureen works across a wide variety of sectors including healthcare, technology, education, travel, media and entertainment.
Joanna is a general commercial and civil litigator in the firm's dispute resolution team who deals with a variety of disputes ranging from debt recovery to professional negligence claims to breach of contract claims.
John is a solicitor qualified to practise in three jurisdictions: England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. John is also admitted as a Barrister and an Attorney in Bermuda. With particular expertise in corporate, commercial and intellectual property matters, his career has included a number of years spent in private practice as well as in-house. John also has a particular interest in advising clients in the property, energy, retail, hospitality, sport and general contracting industries.
Anthony is an established commercial, intellectual property and technology lawyer, specialising in both contract negotiation and litigation. He advises SMEs and institutional clients across sectors that include software and technology, tech start-ups, media, disruptive music businesses, fashion, schools, charities and cultural institutions.
Sarah is a commercial contracts and IP lawyer with a particular specialism in the Technology, Media and Data Protection sector.
James is a lawyer with over 20 years' experience of successfully resolving international and domestic commercial disputes through negotiation, mediation, expert determination, arbitration and, when necessary, litigation including the application for or defending of injunction proceedings.
Robert is a commercially focused solicitor specialising in intellectual property law. He spent 10 years in private practice in a music and media firm, before becoming General Counsel for 6 years for a mobile phone manufacturer and a further two years working for TomTom as their IP Counsel.
City trained, Meriel is a highly experienced commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience advising clients from the retail, media, fashion and sport sectors, representing both high-profile designer and household brand names.
An accomplished regulatory life sciences expert, Paul has 30 years’ experience and expert knowledge of the regulatory, commercial, intellectual property, and product liability needs of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device sectors on an international and domestic scale.
Paul is a commercial lawyer who advises on the protection, acquisition and exploitation of intellectual property rights and on legal aspects of websites, including terms and conditions, privacy policies and other online contractual matters.
Akash is a barrister and has specialised in intellectual property litigation for nearly two decades. As well as providing advice to high-growth technology companies, he has acted for clients across a range of sectors including Research In Motion on patent litigation matters in the English High Court, BSkyB in a case involving the importation of foreign decoder cards, a major defence contractor in a trade secrets arbitration, and a major Chinese telecoms company in proceedings in Hong Kong and China.
Will is both a solicitor and UK & European chartered trade mark and design attorney. His practice covers the protection, monitoring and exploitation of IP in the UK, Europe and globally.
Suzy is a commercial and dispute resolution lawyer with particular strength in relation to intellectual property and technology. In addition to her deep private-practice experience, Suzy is also a skilled in-house lawyer, having led the Northern European legal team of FTSE 100 company Reckitt Benckiser.
Jeremy is a highly experienced commercial lawyer recognised by the legal directories as a leading individual specialising in commercial agreements and related competition and regulatory matters. He advises on a range of commercial and trading issues, including agency, distribution, supply, sale purchase, joint venture and franchise agreements as well as all aspects of the commercial exploitation of intellectual property rights, such as licensing and R&D agreements.
Oliver has over 20 years’ experience settling disputes involving a wide range of commercial and intellectual property matters. He specialises in company and financial services disputes as well as trademark, copyright and libel claims.
Nicola is an experienced media and intellectual property lawyer, who specialises in giving commercial advice to publishing clients on pre-publication issues.
Emma is a commercial and intellectual property lawyer who specialises in advising media companies on IP production, distribution, exploitation and protection issues. She also advises on commercial contract agreements and privacy matters, with particular expertise in children’s data protection.
Emmanuel is commercial lawyer specialising in technology, intellectual property, data protection & privacy, commercial contracts and IP/IT in M&A transactions. He advises funded small and medium-size businesses, corporates like Apigee (Google), Wm Morrisons plc, Pentaho Corp. (Hitachi Data Systems), WorkForce Software LLC, high-tech start-up ventures, angel investors and VCs.