Mr Keith Benton > Rollits LLP > Hull, England > Lawyer Profile

Rollits LLP
CITADEL HOUSE
58 HIGH STREET
HULL
HU1 1QE
England

Work Department

Commercial & IP

Position

Partner, Hull specialising in commercial law and intellectual property law in particular agency, distribution, supply and contract manufacture arrangements, often involving an overseas dimension. He has considerable experience advising on trade mark, design, patent and copyright matters and technology agreements.

Career

Qualified: 1991; Joined Rollits: 1989; Partner: 1999

Education

LL.B (Hons) City of Birmingham University (1985-1988)

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

Rollits LLP is instructed on a range of non-contentious IT matters includng drafting software licences and procurement contracts, data protection advice and breaches. The group’s client roster spans providers and acquirers of IT services and notably includes clients in the healthcare, education and charity sectors. Keith Benton, who focuses on IP and IT work, is experienced in advising clients on their move to cloud-based solutions.

Yorkshire and the Humber > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property

Rollits LLP is frequently instructed to advise on the development and implementation of IP strategies, with particular expertise in the food, manufacturing and charity sectors. Hull-based practice head Keith Benton focuses on commercial and non-contentious IP matters, while York-based dispute resolution partner Andrew Digwood brings litigation capabilities. Recently promoted partner James Peel advises clients on the creation, licensing and use of IP rights, with notable experience in the sports sector.