Peter Byrd, Associate
Peter specialises in advising on the creation, exploitation and enforcement of intellectual property rights, in particular in relation to patents, trade marks, design rights and copyright.
AboutPeter specialises in advising on the creation, exploitation and enforcement of intellectual property rights, in particular in relation to patents, trade marks, design rights and copyright. Peter has acted in cases before the UK's Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. He has worked with clients covering a broad range of industry sectors including fashion, retail, food and drink, sports, leisure, entertainment and technology.
Peter has previous experience advising on commercial and corporate transactions, property and construction matters as well as a six month secondment to the in house legal team at Debenhams Plc.
Peter is admitted to practice in England and Wales
- Advising businesses in relation to the infringement and validity of intellectual property rights including patents, trade marks, design rights and copyright
- Advising on and implementing brand clearance, trade mark protection and enforcement strategies for brand owners
- Advising on co-existence and collaboration agreements
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