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Simon Miles

Tel:
Work 020 7691 4000
Email:
Edwin Coe LLP

Work Department

Head of Intellectual Property.

Position

Simon joined Edwin Coe in February 2009 and heads up the Intellectual Property team which operates within the Corporate & Commercial department. Simon is a solicitor and a UK and European trade mark attorney. He advises on all aspects of intellectual property, and has a wealth of experience advising in relation to trade marks, copyright (including software), designs, database rights, patents and breach of confidence. He works with clients across a range of sectors including: media and entertainment, advertising and sport, fashion, cosmetics, restaurants and foodstuffs, and electronics.

Simon has worked with a number of major global companies in creating, exploiting and protecting their brands. He also has considerable experience in sports law, having advised governing bodies, clubs and individuals on rights protection, sponsorship and database rights.

Simon has been involved in numerous significant reported cases in relation to trade mark, copyright and database right infringement and is regularly recommended by clients for his contentious expertise. He has worked with a number of major global companies in creating, exploiting and protecting their brands. He also has considerable experience in sports law, having advised governing bodies, clubs and individuals on rights protection, sponsorship and database rights. Simon sits on the Council of the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA), he is on the ITMA’s Law and Practice Committee, the OHIM Working Group and the Designs Working Group.

Career

Trained Pitmans; qualified 1995.

Member

The Law Society.

Education

Bristol University (LLM Law).

Leisure

Sport, travel.


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Offering 'a timely, commercially astute advice at a competitive price', Edwin Coe LLP advises both SMEs and larger clients on IT agreements, strategy and disputes. Simon Miles heads up the teams which includes Nick Phillips , who is highlighted for his 'pragmatic advice on technical matters' and has particular expertise in data protection and eCommerce. The group acted for property developer Argent on licensing and acquisition of a number of IT related systems, as well as for Association of Accounting Technicians on revision of IT contracts and GDPR preparation. Other clients includes Venntro Media Group and a lead provider of search engine optimisation and search engine marketing services.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

The 'excellent' intellectual property group at Edwin Coe LLP handles a range of IP matters.  The practice is led by Simon Miles, who is highlighted for his 'mastery of complex subject matters in intellectual property', and handles disputes and non-contentious matters with 'knowledge, expertise, and acumen that are without a doubt more than just formidable'. Trade mark attorney Maggie Ramage is also singled out.

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