Head of Dispute Resolution
Philip has worked in the field of trade marks and IP for 35 years as a trade mark attorney, solicitor and, most recently, a barrister. He spent 20 of those years with a leading London firm, rising to partner and Head of Department. Prior to that he gained experience in-house in the technology, entertainment and pharmaceutical fields. Philip has extensive experience of all aspects of trade mark law and practice from prosecution, to exploitation and enforcement/litigation. He specialises, in particular, in litigation and advocacy before the courts and UKIPO. In amongst all that he also found time to be President of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, a founder member of the Intellectual Property Regulation Board and a tutor/examiner on the Nottingham Trent University Trade Mark Practice course.
Solicitor (not currently in practice)
Registered Trade Mark Attorney (not currently in practice)
Member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys
LLB (Hons) Law
Philip has contributed to the CITMA Review. He has also contributed to the INTA Online Cancellation Guide for many years.
Philip plays electric mandolin and, less competently, many other instruments in the celtic-rock group ‘The Band from County Hell’, with whom he has appeared on 6 albums and performed at venues across the UK (including The London Palladium) and Europe. When he isn’t doing that you might find him pursuing his love of adventure travel on a motorcycle, probably in a desert in Central Asia.
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