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Collyer Bristow LLP

4 BEDFORD ROW, LONDON, WC1R 4TF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 7363
DX:
163 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.collyerbristow.com
Geneva, London

Patrick Wheeler

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7470 4432
Email:
Web:
www.collyerbristow.com/our-team/partners/patrick-wheeler
Collyer Bristow LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property and Data Privacy, Dispute resolution

Position

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.

Career

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 -

Member

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

Education

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


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Collyer Bristow LLP's departent is comprised of commercial lawyers and 'excellent all-round IP litigators, with a particular strength in trade mark work'. The team is led by Patrick Wheeler, who has 'exceptional experience' in soft IP disputes, while Tim Bamford, who has 'encyclopaedic knowledge', focuses on patent litigation. Charles Braithwaite is a key contact for commercial IP matters including licensing issues.

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