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Freeths LLP

3RD FLOOR, THE COLMORE BUILDING, 20 COLMORE CIRCUS, QUEENSWAY, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6AT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 634 2575
Fax:
Fax 0845 634 2576
DX:
13024 BIRMINGHAM 1
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

Simon Barker

Tel:
Work 0845 634 2583
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk
Freeths LLP

Work Department

Member and Head of Intellectual Property.

Position

Simon is an intellectual property lawyer based in Birmingham. Qualified since 2000, he has many years’ experience in advising business on intellectual property related matters; covering trade marks, patents, designs, copyright and confidential information.

A seasoned litigator of intellectual property disputes, Simon leads a team that is focussed on resolving disputes by keeping in mind the commercial objectives while ensuring there is understanding of all possible outcomes.

Specialised with a team of dedicated lawyers, Simon’s practice is holistic. He offers intellectual property well-being with a fully integrated service that is necessary for efficient management and effective enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Simon has acted in numerous cases before the UK courts, at the UK Intellectual Property Office and at the EU Intellectual Property Office. He has also appeared before the General Court in Luxembourg.

Career

Qualified 2000; assistant solicitor Browne Jacobson; associate and senior associate Martineau (Birmingham); partner Freeths 2011.

Education

BSc (Hons) Lond. Chemistry; Nottingham Trent University (Post-graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property).

Leisure

Squash, sailing, gym.


West Midlands: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Leading individuals

Simon Barker - Freeths LLP

Within: Intellectual property

Freeths LLP's growing IP team provides 'commercial and pragmatic' advice covering patents, trademarks and copyright infringement. Led by 'true subject matter expert' Simon Barker, the practice focuses primarily on soft IP matters. The team is particularly active in the retail sector and clients include a well-known global cosmetics brand and other high-profile international and high-street names.

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