Our IP specialists work at all stage of the IP life cycle and provide strategic advice about patent, trade mark and registered designs, as well as any IP-related disputes and legal and commercial requirements.
Andy handles a wide range of trade mark work, from searches, portfolio reviews and devising filing strategies to prosecution of applications, oppositions, revocation and invalidity actions. Authorised as a representative at EUIPO, Andy has extensive experience representing clients at the UKIPO, EUIPO and WIPO (for international ‘Madrid Protocol’ registrations).
He works with clients in the UK, US, continental Europe and Asia in a wide range of industry sectors. These include consumer products, fashion, fintech, electronics and electronic engineering, as well as food and beverage, marketing services, telecommunications, computer software and pharmaceuticals.
Andy has a BA (Hons.) in sociology from the University of Sheffield, a Post-graduate Diploma in marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary University in London. He joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2008, qualifying as a UK Chartered and European Trade Mark Attorney in 2011. He joined the partnership in 2016.
Recognised in both the 2016 and 2017 editions of The Legal 500 as “incredibly reliable” and “forward thinking”.
“Thank you for your friendship, professionalism and for taking such a personal interest in our company...your knowledge of our trade marks and registrations is second to none.” Richard Morgans, formerly Group CMO, Onvu Technologies AG.
'Key Lawyer' - The Legal 500, 2019