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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

9400 GARSINGTON ROAD, OXFORD BUSINESS PARK, OXFORD, OX4 2HN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01865 722106
Fax:
Fax 01865 201012
DX:
155710 Oxford 13
Email:
Web:
www.penningtonslaw.com

Christopher Shelley

Tel:
Work 01865 813603
Email:
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Work Department

Commercial, intellectual property.

Position

Partner in the IP and commercial department, specialising in intellectual property and competition law; practice includes all aspects of these areas of law, principally non-contentious; IP practice focuses on science and technology-based companies, particularly in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, and the publishing sector.

Career

Articled SJ Berwin; qualified 1986; assistant solicitor SJ Berwin 1986-90; assistant solicitor Manches LLP 1990-91; partner Manches LLP since 1992.

Languages

French, German.

Member

Intellectual Property Lawyers Organisation; Competition Law Association; Licensing Executives Society.

Education

Marlborough College; University of Sussex; University of Strasbourg; College of Law, Guildford (1982 BA Hons Law).


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP has particular experience in trade mark and design rights matters, with clients spanning the technology, retail, consumer goods, food and drink, and education sectors. Anna Frankum and dual-qualified solicitor and trade mark attorney Christopher Shelley jointly lead the team and are based in London and Bristol respectively. Frankum focuses on non-contentious matters, while Shelley has experience across the full range of trade mark, design and brand protection matters. Alexander Fox is a name to note for IP disputes in the technology, manufacturing and retail sectors.

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South East: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Leading individuals

Chris Shelley - Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Within: Intellectual property

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP's IP team has strong sector experience in life sciences and technology, handling a range of contentious and non-contentious cases for clients including patent and know-how licencing. The team is also noted for its work on software licencing and data protection where Joanne Vengadesan is the key contact. Practice head Chris Shelley is notable for his work with universities and their spin-out companies, while senior associate Holly Strube is also a key team member.

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