Mr
Richard
Di Biase Pallett

Senior IP Solicitor

Birmingham Office

Electronics

Telephone. +44 (0)121 265 7930
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Richard is a multi-lingual solicitor-advocate and intellectual property specialist (admitted in England & Wales and Republic of Ireland) and a Senior IP Solicitor at HGF.

Richard joined HGF after 9 years as resident counsel for LEONARDO (formerly GEC-MARCONI), a global high-tech company and a key player in Aerospace, Defence and Security. He spent the majority of his time supporting 'Air & Space Systems' division personnel at offices across London, the South East and the South West of England, before finally moving to Edinburgh for three years, where he decided to pursue an IP masters at the University of Edinburgh, and pioneer an IP-centric role at Leonardo.

Richard is a transaction and litigation lawyer. He is a formidable adviser on the protection and enforcement of client's IP rights with an eye for detail. He has advised on high-profile joint venture agreements for the design and development, as well as Teaming Agreements on integrational activities of complex, IP-heavy hardware and software solutions, for the UK Ministry of Defence either for operational deployment or to accurately model & configure real-life ecosystems for training purposes. He has advised on the implications of integrating certain free open source software and hardware initiatives within closed proprietary designs. And he has experience working with commercial entities and academic institutions to negotiate and draft research and development frameworks regulating ownership, complex licensing structures, field segmentations, and royalty rates.

Richard is also duly accredited to represent clients in civil proceedings in the Crown Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

Qualifications

Solicitor

England & Wales
Ireland


LLB

University of Birmingham (LLB Law)

LLM

University of Edinburgh (LLM Intellectual Property)

LPC

College of Law, Birmingham

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA OR CERTIFICATE

College of Law, London (Rights of Audience in Higher Courts (Civil Proceedings))

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