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McDaniels Law Offices
SUITE 2.07, NORTHERN DESIGN CENTRE
ABBOTTS HILL, BALTIC BUSINESS QUARTER
GATESHEAD, TYNE & WEAR
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Commercial IP department.
Niall is the principal at McDaniels Law advising on all aspects of intellectual property. He advises businesses of all sizes from small businesses to major Plc’s. He has been advising on intellectual property matters since 1992. Niall trained and worked in the City and now runs his own business in the North East which was established in 2005. McDaniels Law are now ranked as a tier 1 firm by Chambers and is ranked in the Legal 500, which is an exceptional achievement for a firm of our size. He is a specialist in all aspects of intellectual property law, be it patents, copyright, designs, trade marks, confidential information or branding. The firm’s lawyers are also experts in ownership disputes, be it IP or the business that owns the IP.
Trainee solicitor, and solicitor at Gouldens (Now Jones Day) 1992-1996; partner Martineau Johnson – April 2001-June 2002; partner then director at own firm McDaniel & Co from 2005.
Kings College University of London (1988 BSc Hons); The Nottingham Trent University (CPE 1990-1991, LPC 1991-1992); Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London (Diploma IP 1993-1995).
Gosforth Golf Club.
North > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property(Leading individuals)
Boutique intellectual property firm McDaniels Law regularly handles matters that span multiple jurisdictions and has significant sector strengths including fashion, furniture, and homewares. The firm takes legal action on behalf of clients, taking their claims before a range of courts, it is particularly active before the IPEC. It also secures patents, trade marks and registered designs, in addition to providing a significant portfolio service. In the Gateshead office, established intellectual property rights expert Niall Head-Rapson leads the practice together with up-and-comer Kelly Hudson. Director Adam Turley oversees the Carlisle office.