Mark Daniels > Browne Jacobson LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Browne Jacobson LLP
VICTORIA SQUARE HOUSE
VICTORIA SQUARE
BIRMINGHAM
B2 4BU
England

Work Department

Intellectual property; Birmingham commercial; business services.

Position

Partner, Mark, specialises in contentious IP, leading the Browne Jacobson’s high tech patent litigation practice.

He is ranked as a leading trademark professional in World Trademark Review 1000, as a leading patent professional (IAM Patent 1000), an IP Star (patents and trademarks – Managing Intellectual Property), and is a ranked lawyer in Chambers 2017 (Midlands, Intellectual Property) and Legal 500 (Brand management, TMT). He has recently been shortlisted for TMT lawyer of the year (outside London) in the upcoming Legal 500 awards.

Mark has represented OSI Systems Inc and its UK subsidiary (Rapiscan Systems Limited), Vision Critical Limited and Musion Events Limited on patent infringement litigation in the IPO, IPEC and High Court. He is also lead Partner for The London Taxi Corporation on trademark and design matters, including leading the high profile 3-D shape trade mark and passing off litigation, the Court of Appeal judgment for which was handed down in November 2017. Earlier in his career, he represented InterDigital in the high profile Nokia v InterDigital litigation running from 2005 to 2008.

A list of Mark’s reported and interesting cases can be found at http://www.linkedin.com/in/markdaniels1

Mark has a diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice from Bristol University and is a member of Society for Computers and Law and an associate member of INTA, IET and CIPA. He acts as a panel expert for LexisNexis PSL, regularly writes for IP journals including IP Magazine, ITMA Review, Computers and Law, EIPR, JIPLP and World Intellectual Property Review.

Career

Trained Edge Ellison; qualified 1999; assistant solicitor 1999-2000; assistant solicitor, Wragge & Co LLP 2000-04; associate 2004-08; partner Browne Jacobson LLP 2008 to date.

Languages

German.

Memberships

CIPA; ITMA; IET; Socieity for Compters and Law; Sports Development Committee (Knowle Football Club, Solihull).

Education

Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School, Sutton Coldfield; Reading University (1996 LLB Hons Law with European Legal Studies 2(1), included 1994-95 year spent at University of Trier, Germany); College of Law, York (1997 LPC (commendation)); Bristol University (2002 Dip Intellectual Property Law and Practice); Open University (2005 Engineering the Future (distinction)).

Leisure

Food and travel, golf, football, music.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Mark DanielsBrowne Jacobson LLP

Browne Jacobson LLP handles both contentious and non-contentious IP matters across many sectors for prominent clients, both international and domestic. Patent litigation expert Mark Daniels leads the strong team which comprises Cerryg JonesGiles Parsons and the ‘top classBonita Trimmer. Highlights include acting on multijurisdictional IP proceedings, and representing high-profile clients in copyright infringement disputes.

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Brand management

Browne Jacobson LLP has a strong national reputation for its trade mark dispute work, having recently represented LEVC (formerly the London Taxi Vehicle Corporation) in a widely reported trade mark dispute with Frazer-Nash and Ecotive involving the famous shape of black cabs. Declan Cushley leads the national practice from Birmingham and focuses on non-contentious IP. Other key figures include IP litigators Cerryg Jones and Mark Daniels and transactional lawyers Alex Watt and Selina Hinchliffe, who advise on licensing, sponsorship and advertising issues and portfolio management. Bonita Trimmer and associate Giles Parsons are the other names to note for IP and designs disputes.