26 November 2008

IP Yorkshire - Specialists and Expertise

Here are the members of IP Yorkshire and their expertise: 






Advice on difficult points of intellectual property, technology, media and competition law, drafting complex commercial documents and advocacy before the IP Office courts, arbitrators and mediators on the legal protection of brands, design, technology and creative works

Jane Lambert

Patent Attorneys

Applications for patents for inventions, registered design and registered trade marks, challenges to other peoples’ registrations and representation before IP Office hearing officers and EPO and OHIM boards of appeal and general advice on intellectual property

Janet Bray

Barbara Cookson

Michael Harrison

Steve Gilholm

Trade Mark Attorneys

Applications for registered trade marks and designs, challenges to other peoples’ registrations ,representation before IP hearing officers and OHIM boards of appeal and general advice on trade marks, registered designs and other areas of intellectual property

Carin Burchell

Solicitors specializing in Intellectual Property and Technology Law

Advice and representation on infringement, invalidity and revocation proceedings before the courts, arbitrators and mediators, advice and negotiation of joint venture, licensing, outsourcing and other transactions and general legal advice.

James Love

Sara Ludlam

Kate Reid

-      Solicitors specializing  in Company and Commercial Law

Formation of companies, partnerships, shareholders agreement, investment arrangements including EIS

Umberto Vietri

Jane Sachedina

-     Solicitors specializing in Commercial Litigation

Commercial litigation, insolvency, shareholder and partnership disputes

Neil Lieberman

-     Solicitors specializing   in Employment Law

All aspects of employment law including contracts of employment, employment policies, disciplinary and redundancy procedures and employment tribunal.

Linda Davies

Product Design and Development

Concept generation, and development for product, graphic and packaging design, computer aided design, reverse engineering and value engineering.  Rapid prototyping and tooling.

Richard Hall

Tom Fripp


Innovation in engineering materials. Licensing, technology transfer and technical support.

Professor Ron Jones


Advice on joint ventures, manufacturing , licensing in and out of China

Rosemary Huang


Marketing strategy, sales campaigns, website development, market research and customer services

Gareth Morgan

Business Start-ups

Networking & introductions, business planning, financial planning, marketing & PR, administration & sales set up.

Jane Townsend

Accommodation and Virtual Office

Business and conference centre with 20 serviced offices, a busy business hub, national virtual office services and 3 conference spaces. Simple, low cost business infrastructure services allowing our customers to get on with their core business activities.

David Robertson Brown