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Practice Summary

Andrew has a strong grounding in all aspects of intellectual property law and is also comfortable dealing with questions as to jurisdiction, choice of law, and enforcement.  Since joining chambers he has both assisted on and been instructed in a range of cases in the IPO, EUIPO, EPO, IPEC, High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Court of Justice. He recently has spent time on secondment at a leading patent law firm.

Andrew regularly appears in his own right in the High Court and County Courts and also has experience of acting in more general commercial and chancery matters including those with a technical or complex subject matter such as IT or pharmaceutical disputes. 

Before coming to the Bar, Andrew worked in life sciences, first as an academic at Oxford University where he taught organic chemistry and completed a DPhil in anti-cancer drug design, and more recently as a consultant where he worked on a range of matters relating to valuation and licensing of intellectual property in addition to providing advice on regulatory matters and competitive intelligence.