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Linklaters LLP

Living Wage
ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7456 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7456 2222
DX:
10 LONDON CITY EC3
Email:
Web:
www.linklaters.com
Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Bangkok, Beijing, Berlin and 25 more

Nemone Franks

Tel:
Work 020 7456 5813
Email:
Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Intellectual property

Position

Advises on complex, high-value commercial contracts for the exploitation of intellectual property rights, including IP licensing, franchising, and R&D arrangements, and on the treatment of intellectual property rights in the context of corporate and finance transactions, in particular cross-border M&A with complex IP and IT separation issues across a broad range of industries and sectors and Private Equity IP-rich transactions. Advises on strategies for protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights and on trade mark, design right, copyright and passing off disputes

Career

Trained at Linklaters 1998–2000; Assistant Solicitor, Linklaters 2000-2004; Managing Associate, Linklaters 2004-2008 (including a nine-month secondment to The Diamond Trading Company Limited, the marketing and sales arm of the De Beers Group); Partner, Linklaters 2008 to date.

Member

INTA (International Trademark Association); CLA (Competition Law Association).

Education

Queens’ College, Cambridge (BA (Hons) First Class Law); Nottingham Trent University (Legal Practice Course (Distinction)).

Leisure

Pilates


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Linklaters LLP has a breadth of experience across contentious and non-contentious matters encompassing a range of sectors including the healthcare, telecoms and technology, consumer goods, financial and insurance, and industrials arenas. Practice head Ian Karet, who attracts praise for his 'unique intellectual focus', has expertise spanning patent and trade mark disputes and commercial transactions, while Nemone Franks focuses on transactional and advisory work. Recently promoted counsel Natalie Ellerby is a name to note for trade mark disputes and licensing issues. Nigel Jones retired.

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