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.
Will has advised a broad range of clients from SMEs to household names on commercial, corporate and litigation matters covering trade mark law, patent law, design law, copyright law, and the use and protection of confidential information and know-how.
Will has a particular interest in trade marks and designs. This includes the management of IP portfolios, availability searching, oppositions, cancellations, invalidity and revocation actions, and infringement matters in the UK, Europe and around the world.
Will has dealt with numerous matters in the UK’s Trade Mark Registry, the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) and the High Court as well as through the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), including its appeal bodies/courts. In addition, he has handled a broad range of litigious matters spanning the whole IP rights spectrum, as well as managing several cross-border litigious matters throughout Europe, North America, South America and Australasia.
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Transport and Infrastructure
Will “combines a very strong technical understanding of the issues at hand with a sound appreciation of our business and the commercial environment in which we operate."
Chambers UK 2017
Will is recognised for giving 'pragmatic' and 'commercial advice' and has been noted as being 'highly regarded' particularly in relation to trade mark matters.
Chambers UK 2014
|2017||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2013 - 2017||Bond Dickinson LLP | Managing Associate & Trade Mark Attorney|
|2005 - 2013||Dickinson Dees LLP | Solicitor, Associate, Associate & Trade Mark Attorney then Managing Associate & Trade Mark Attorney|
|2005||Qualified as a solicitor|