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Piers Strickland

Tel:
Work 0207 234 0200
Email:
Web:
www.waterfrontsolicitors.com/
Waterfront Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Piers is a partner and joint-head of the IP team at Waterfront.

Piers specialises in advising clients on disputes involving all forms of intellectual property law including trade marks, copyright, patents, passing off and designs.  Piers also has extensive experience in the areas of confidential information and data protection.  In addition, he regularly advises clients on more general IT disputes, often relating to computer software.

Piers also has experience in competition law cases, particularly those that interface with intellectual property law. 

Piers services both international and UK-based clients with a broad ranging industry focus.

He has substantial experience of litigating in the High Court, including the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court.

Career

Piers trained at Bristows and qualified in 2002. He set up his own firm in early 2009 and merged his practice in with Waterfront in late 2010.

Languages

French (conversational)

Member

INTA

Education

Cambridge University (Jesus College)


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

The 'cost efficient' intellectual property team at Waterfront Solicitors LLP offers a 'personal service' in contentious matters. The group was instructed by Banijay Rights, Banijay Group and Nordisk Film TV in allegations of copyright infringement and breach of confidence in relation to an international television format. In another work highlight the practice acted for PMS International Group plc in a dispute brought by Fatboy BV alleging infringement of registered design rights. The 'very responsive' Matthew Harris and Piers Strickland jointly head the team.

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