Situated in our flagship office, our HGF Law team ensure that our clients have access to expert legal advice in both domestic and international affairs with top lawyers who not only understand the legal proceedings of IP protection, but also possess commercial acumen and a direct understanding of your sector.
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Martyn Fish Partner
Martyn advises clients on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property law with a focus on intellectual property litigation. He has been involved in numerous High Court actions in the fields of patents, trade marks, copyright, design right and misuse of confidential information.
Jason Lumber Chair and Partner
Jason’s practice includes worldwide trade mark and brand clearance searching and advice, brand protection and registration, anti-counterfeiting advice and support, UK enforcement and litigation support, IP acquisition, disposal, exploitation and licensing, together with brand protection strategy advice.
Paul Sanderson Chief Executive and Partner
Paul has been the Chief Executive of HGF and HGF Law since 2004. He is a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales having specialised in intellectual property law since 1991. He advises clients (in particular US, European, Indian and Asian clients) on the strategic aspects of intellectual property ownership in the UK with a particular focus on complex national and multinational patent and trade mark litigation, and the protection of trade secrets, designs and copyright.
Alaric McDermott Consultant
Alaric has extensive experience of drafting and negotiating trade agreements, including technical co-operation, licensing (patents, trade marks and commercial information), distribution, manufacturing, agency, confidentiality, partnership, consultancy, supply and purchasing agreements. He has also administered disputes and mediations in relation to such agreements.