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Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Commercial litigation.


Partner in the litigation Group. Specialises in all aspects of intellectual property litigation including trade marks, passing off, copyrights and related rights, designs, patents and confidential information. Also has substantial experience in contractual disputes relating to IP, principally around licensing and distribution disputes (both litigation and arbitration). Has also advised clients on trade mark portfolio management including advising on clearance searches, where to register, registrability, costs and procedure.

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property: trade marks, copyright and design

(Leading individuals)

Emma ArmitageAddleshaw Goddard

Addleshaw Goddard‘s IP practice advises an enviable client list in the food and beverage, retail and fashion, and consumer sectors, both in contentious and non-contentious capacities. The team is particularly known for their strength in lookalike trade mark infringement claims, and advice relating to IT and software. Emma Armitage leads the practice, advising on disputes across the full range of IP rights, with a focus on brand and design disputes in the retail, consumer, and financial services industries. Robert Garwood and Damon Rosamond Lanzetta are key contacts in the team for advice in relation to the software and IP assets aspects of commercial acquisitions, while Georgina Powling advises on collaboration agreements, R&D issues, and software licensing work. Managing associate Rachel Cook is also recommended, with extensive expertise in contentious trade mark and design rights matters.