Tom Nener

Legal Director

Tom advises clients on a wide range of contentious intellectual property law matters including patent, trade mark and design infringement, passing off and misuse of confidential information. 

Consistently ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners as an “Associate to Watch”. Tom works with clients to enforce and protect their intellectual property against third party competitors, ex-employees and new market entrants. Tom also defends clients from allegations of infringement.

With extensive experience of all UK Courts Tom has notably had a number of recent successes for clients in the Court of Appeal. Of particular note is a high profile patent infringement claim which has successfully upheld in the Court of Appeal (Blue Gentian Llc & Anor v Tristar Products (UK) Ltd & Anor [2013] EWHC 4098 (Pat), Blue Gentian LLC & Anor v Tristar Products (UK) Ltd & Anor [2015] EWCA Civ 746.).

Tom advises clients on global brand protection strategies to ensure that third party infringers and counterfeiters are actively policed and prevented from taking unfair advantage of the brand.

Tom works with clients across a number of sectors including advanced manufacturing and engineering, electronics, retail and technology.

Chambers and Partners have recently said “Tom Nener is recommended by interviewees for the depth of his knowledge and his “clear, concise and well thought-out advice””. Legal 500 have called him “professional, confident and approachable”.