Chris has experience in a wide range of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property and media matters. He was based in an international arbitration practice in Paris for six months and has managed IP disputes in both the UK and Internationally. He has advised clients in respect of IP registration, risk, and transactional matters, as well as brand and reputation management in the fields of advertising (comparative and regulatory) and defamation.
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Favourite sports? Ice hockey, football.
Best ever journey? Either one of two tours to Japan- friendliest people, most amazing food, best sound engineers, and strange eye drops that won’t let you sleep.
Worst ever journey? Hawaii to Kirimati Island in what looked like a turbine powered bucket.
Favourite authors? Neal Stephenson, Terry Pratchett, Thomas Pynchon.
First album bought? The Smashing Pumpkins’ Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. First album ever borrowed? Michael Jackson, Dangerous.
Professional History: Employment
2012-2014: Eversheds LLP, London, Paris – trainee solicitor
2014-date: Solicitor at Sipara
Professional Qualifications
LLM, University College London
BA, Ancient History, Nottingham University
Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales

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