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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

125 WOOD STREET, LONDON, EC2V 7AW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7457 3000
Fax:
Fax 020 7457 3240
DX:
42605 CHEAPSIDE
Email:
Web:
www.penningtonslaw.com

Anna Frankum

Tel:
Work 020 7457 3205
Email:
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Work Department

Intellectual property, commercial.

Position

A partner in the firm’s commercial, IP and IT team. Specialises in intellectual property, especially copyright and trade marks; and commercial contracts including agency, distribution and supply agreements.

Career

Joined Penningtons as trainee 1993; qualified 1995; partner 2003.

Member

International Trademarks Association.

Education

Lincoln College, Oxford (1991 BA Hons Jurisprudence (Oxon); MA (Oxon)); College of Law, Chester (1992); King’s College, London (1998 Dip UK and European Copyright Law).


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Brand management

Within: Brand management

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP boasts a strong domestic and international client base of well-known brands in a variety of sectors, from retail, food and drink and professional services through to education and biotech. Gavin Stenton handles all aspects of trade mark and design filing, prosecution and enforcement, and cross-border disputes. He also advises brand owners on  the commercial exploitation of their brands, as well as on the acquisition of third-party brands. Anna Frankum co-heads the national IP, IT and commercial group and is particularly noted for her work in prosecution, oppositions and invalidations before the UKIPO, EUIPO and WIPO.

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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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