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100 VICTORIA EMBANKMENT, LONDON, EC4Y 0DH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7400 8000
Fax:
Fax 020 7400 8050
DX:
269 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.bristows.com

Matthew Warren

Tel:
Work 020 7400 8382
Email:
Web:
www.bristows.com
Bristows LLP

Work Department

Commercial IP

Position

Partner specialising in intellectual property transactions, Matthew is mainly concerned with transactions for the development, acquisition and exploitation of intellectual property rights in technology, brands and content.

He has great experience in negotiating development, collaboration, licensing and partnering agreements in the pharmaceutical, biotech, IT, telecoms, e-commerce, publishing and industrial sectors.

He also advises clients with interests in technology, brands and content on the protection and exploitation of their intellectual property rights, including: settlement agreements for intellectual property disputes, due diligence reviews in relation to the acquisition of businesses with technology, brands or content; patent pooling arrangements and the intellectual property aspects of arrangements in relation to technical standards including FRAND licences.

Career

Qualified 1991; partner at Bristows LLP since 1998

Education

Imperial College, London University (Bsc Physics);
Bristol University (Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice)


London: Corporate and commercial

Commercial contracts

Within: Commercial contracts

Bristows LLP advises clients across a range of sectors, but has notable expertise in technology, IP and life sciences. The firm is particularly known for handling matters related to competition, regulatory issues, privacy and data protection. Matthew Warren leads the team and is experienced in large, complex commercial transactions. His team advised Ferroglobe on long-term strategic arrangements related to its acquisition of two manganese plants from multinational natural resource giant Glencore.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

With specialisms in the the technology and life sciences sectors, the intellectual property team at Bristows LLP provides 'a first-class service at a real-world cost' and clients praise it as 'the best all-round IP team in the UK'. The group has broad expertise and 'excels not only in UK IP litigation but also in pan-European IP matters'. Brian Cordery and the 'hugely experienced' Myles Jelf, who 'successfully brings first-class strategy and oversight to cases, whilst inspiring and harnessing the abilities of the firm's fantastic associates', jointly head the patent litigation team, while Matthew Warren, Simon Clark and Ian Gruselle lead the commercial IP team, brands practice and trade mark portfolio group respectively. Other names to note include Andrew Bowler and Robert Burrows, who handle a range of contentious IP matters; telecoms and high-tech patent litigator James Boon; Liz Cohen, Dominic Adair and Gemma Barrett who focus on life sciences patent litigation; Richard Pinckney, who acts in IP disputes in the TMT, engineering and electronics sectors; and brands expert Jeremy Blum.

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