Patrick Wheeler > Collyer Bristow LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Collyer Bristow LLP
St Martin’s Court
10 Paternoster Row

Work Department

Intellectual Property and Data Privacy, Dispute resolution


Partner and Head of Intellectual Property, specialising in contentious and non-contentious IP matters. He has had several recent cases in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, High Court and Court of Appeal, and has also negotiated and drafted a wide range of IP licence and business transfer documents. Patrick also heads the Data Privacy team, advising on GDPR audits and compliance. He is a regular speaker at conferences on Litigation reforms, and IP licensing, strategy and management issues and also contributes regular articles to the NLJ and SJ, amongst other publications.


Qualified 1982; Solicitor, Lovell White & King (Hogan Lovells) 1982-2000; Director, KLegal (Pinsent Masons) 2000-05; Partner, Collyer Bristow 2006, Head of Dispute Resolution 2007 – 2014; Member of Management Board 2014 – ; Head of Intellectual Property 2016 – . LSLA representative on the Chancery Court Users Committee 2011 –


Treasurer, London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA); Committee Member, International Trade Mark Association (INTA); Intellectual Property Lawyers’ Association (IPLA) member.


BA (Cantab) 1979; MA (Cantab) 1982; Christ’s College, Cambridge