1. Experienced IP Litigator
2. Particular expertise in trade marks, branding and digital media
3. Globe-trotting yogi
Jessica has a broad range of experience in intellectual property matters with a focus on the media and technology sectors.
Her experience includes trade mark, copyright, breach of confidence, defamation and commercial disputes, often with a digital slant. She has particular expertise in the areas of brand protection and enforcement. In addition, Jessica has advised extensively on IP protection in the online environment, namely: domain name disputes, copyright infringement relating to digital content, liability of website operators and issues around user generated content and social media.
On the non-contentious side, Jessica has advised on international IP protection and filing strategy (trade marks and patents), international marketing campaigns, IP licensing and IP audits.
Jessica trained with Osborne Clarke in London where she qualified into the firm’s IP litigation team in 2006. In 2008 she moved to niche IT and digital media law firm Kemp Little LLP and joined LexisNexis in November 2011.
1. Fresh-faced Intellectual Property and Information Technology solicitor.
2. Particular interests include information security, software agreements, website development and social media issues.
3. Qualified PADI Divemaster, aspiring technology geek and new Dad.
Anthony is a qualified solicitor specialising in intellectual property and information technology law, with particular interests in information security, data protection, software agreements, website development and social media issues.
Anthony graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2005 and subsequently completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at BPP in London.
Prior to joining LexisNexis, Anthony trained and qualified at Penningtons Solicitors LLP, before moving Sydney to work at Corrs Chambers Westgarth and take the chance to travel throughout Australia, New Zealand and Japan.
Having trained to scuba dive in Peterborough (never again), Anthony now prefers to dive in more exotic locations but with a new addition to the family he has recently hung up his dive kit and instead spends his time cooing over his new daughter and wondering whether he will ever get round to creating that app.
1. A slightly earnest IP lawyer (but working on that) who genuinely thinks the world would be a better place if everyone knew more about IP
2. Excitable when she has a copyright flavoured bee in her bonnet
3. Likes walking long distances, and/or hanging out with friends in noisy bars
4. [Bit more of a dog, than a cat, lover] Joshy has a wide range of experience of IP litigation in all areas of IP.
Joshy trained at Eversheds, qualifying in September 2000, where she worked for a number of high-profile brands. After 6 years she moved to Thomas Eggar LLP, where she spent just shy of 4 years advising on a diverse range of IP issues, conducting training for clients and internally, writing for IP publications and technology-sector-focused publications, growing an IP practice, mentoring, running mediations, and dealing with complex HC litigation.
Joshy joined LexisNexis in February 2011 as a solicitor in the LexisPSL IP&IT team. She loves all aspects of world-LexisNexis including writing for and designing a service that is superfit for the digital age, working with a great team and scanning the horizon in order to prepare (you) for all those IP changes ahead.
That is all…
1. the challenge of trying to make complex things sound more straightforward
2. serious chocolate and exposure to the sun whenever possible (not at same time)
3. an artistic outlet, in the same way some sharks have to keep moving to live
Laura has extensive experience of conducting IP litigation, particularly involving patents in the high-tech, engineering and pharmaceutical sectors. She has acted for large clients before the High Court, regularly co-ordinating related patent litigation in the USA and rest of Europe. After graduating from Cambridge university, she qualified as a solicitor in 2001, and spent around 6 years at Bristows, followed by around 6 years at Wragge & Co. She worked on cases such as Pozzoli v BDMO; Unilin v Balterio; Intel v VIA; Sandoz v Roche; Nokia v IPCom. She remains fascinated by patents, particularly getting to grips with the technology in the field at hand. She joined LexisNexis in 2012.
1. Geek glasses wearing, former computer programming, wannabe internet maverick super nerd.
2. Knows about internet related agreements, software copyright, cloud and social media issues.
3. Happiest in a (slightly) disruptive environment.
Ben has seventeen years’ experience in IT & IP law. A former computer programmer turned IT solicitor he has worked for a broad range of organisations from multinationals to internet start-ups with over a decade as IT/IP PSL at City firm CMS Cameron McKenna LLP.
Ben has an in-depth understanding of technology law and industry together with good experience in the application of IT to legal practice and the management of technology businesses. He has particular interest in internet related agreements, cloud, software copyright and social media issues and a postgraduate diploma in Knowledge Management for Legal Practice.
Time away from law is spent swimming, cycling and playing guitar extremely badly.
Cristiana has valuable and broad experience of IP/IT protection having worked as an in-house lawyer for multinational companies in different industries. She has advised on brand protection matters ranging from trade marks registration procedures and dispute resolution, domain names registration to confidentiality and data protection.
As an Italian qualified lawyer, Cristiana particularly enjoys approaching the IP/IT world from an EU perspective and …bringing a Mediterranean touch to the team!
Cristiana has gained expertise ranging from corporate transactions, such as cross-border acquisitions, reorganisations, joint ventures to a number of IP/IT matters, which include trade marks protection and disputes, patents and designs protection, confidentiality and know-how agreements. Throughout her legal studies and career she has also acquired a valuable knowledge of general international commercial and EU law related matters.