Mr
James
Talbot

Senior IP Solicitor

Leeds Office Manchester Office

Telephone. +44(0) 113 233 0100
Mobile. +44(0) 746 475 5115
Email. [email protected]

Experience

James joined HGF in 2017 moving from a specialist digital and technology legal team. He trained in the Leeds office of an international law firm qualifying in 2013 and has experience working in-house for a major financial services provider as well as in the pharmaceutical sector. Prior to completing his training contract James graduated with an undergraduate law degree from the University of Birmingham as well as a Masters in Corporate and Commercial Law from the University of York.

Working across a variety of sectors including technology, life sciences and retail, James specialises in transactional work including brand management and licensing. He also advises on wider commercial issues including contractual matters and data protection.

James has been listed as ‘Recommended’ by Legal 500 and is a member of the Society of Computers and Law and the Licensing Executive Society B and I.

Specialisms

  • Computer hardware
  • Computer software
  • E commerce
  • Law

Industries

  • Computing icon Computing
  • Creative, media & entertainment icon Creative, media & entertainment
  • Pharmaceuticals icon Pharmaceuticals
  • Retail icon Retail

Services

  • Advertising
  • Copyright & database rights
  • Data protection & privacy
  • Due diligence
  • In-house legal support
  • Strategy
  • Transactional IP & commercial support

Qualifications

Solicitor

England & Wales


BA

University of Reading

LLB

University of Birmingham

LLM

University of York

LPC

College of Law

Recognition

Legal 500

"Senior solicitor James Talbot handles transactional work, which includes corporate due diligence, commercialisation issues and licensing mandates."

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Publications

Healthy data management for health apps

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The ASA straightens out GHD

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British Airways’ fine reduced to £20 million

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Privacy Shield ruling introduces new challenges to personal data transfers to the US (and elsewhere)

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COVID-19 contractual and legal considerations

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HGF continue to be highly ranked in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2020 rankings

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European Council adopts digital single market copyright directive

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Influencers – where are we now?

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Privacy Shield ruling introduces new challenges to personal data transfers to the US (and elsewhere)

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British Airways’ fine reduced to £20 million

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Healthy data management for health apps

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COVID-19 contractual and legal considerations

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Global Franchising - Europe, GDPR and Brexit
Luxury Law Alliance - Contractual issues and COVID 19 – a retailer’s ‘new norm’

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World Intellectual Property Day 2021 - HGF IP Tips for SMEs #3

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Do I really need a contract?

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Conferences: 2021

September 21st 2021

The Future of Innovation: YOUR data

Speaking

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February 4th 2021

HGF IP in Retail: Software projects: development, licensing & SaaS – what needs to be covered

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January 14th 2021

HGF IP in Retail: E-commerce – Getting your website documents right

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Conferences: 2020

December 1st 2020

HGF IP in Retail online training events

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Conferences: 2019

September 24th 2019

IP in Retail Conference 2019 - London & Leeds

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Conferences: 1970

January 1st 1970

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January 1st 1970

HGF IP in Retail online training events

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Related News

IAM Strategy 300 2021

IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders guide has been published and HGF is delighted to have 4 Partners listed. The guide draws from the worlds of private practice, consulting and other …

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Event - 21st September 2021

The Future of Innovation: YOUR data

As part of this year’s Leeds Digital Festival, Nexus Leeds is holding an event on 21st September 2021. ‘The Future of Innovation: YOUR data’ event will consider the current research, …

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Event - 20th September 2021

German Biotechnology days 2021

HGF’s Partner Dr Markus Zoller is attending and speaking at the German Biotechnology days on 20th September 2021. German Biotechnology days is the go to event in the industry and …

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Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars & Firm Rankings 2021

Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2021, comprising the highly recommended IP professionals, has now been published. HGF is delighted to have 14 European attorneys listed. IP STARS is the leading …

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Event - 10th May 2021

Intellectual Property - Are you protecting your business ideas?

HGF and British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce are holding a webinar on 10th May 2021. Join HGF Partner and Patent Attorney Mike Nelson and Michaël Alder, Legal Advisor at the Swiss Federal Institute of …

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Event - 26th April 2021

Sheffield Hallam University - AWRC Wellbeing Accelerator

The AWRC Wellbeing Accelerator supports start-ups, academics and businesses working in wellbeing with mentoring, sector expertise and specialist facilities. HGF Partner Vanessa Stainthorpe will be running a workshop on 26th April. She …

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Event - 9th March 2021

WIPR webinar: Applied AI: Effectively Monetising Innovation

WIPR and HGF are holding a webinar on 9th March. HGF Partner Dr Susan Keston and Patent Director Dr Lauris Kemp will be presenting a webinar on 9th March on ‘Applied AI: Effectively …

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Event - 9th March 2021

IQPC Global IP Exchange Europe 2021

HGF is attending IQPC Global IP Exchange Europe 2021 virtual event being held 9 – 10 March 2021. The Global IP Exchange exclusively brings together 90 expert Chief IP Counsel, Heads and …

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