This is followed-up by our Leveraging your IP webinar on the 10th of March where we will cover long term aspects of getting value from your IP.
Workshop hosted by Matt Jefferies and Michael Barrett
As a Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney, Matthew advises a wide range of clients in high tech fields, with particular expertise in computing and medical devices. Since joining Marks & Clerk in 2011, he has been active in protecting innovations within the fields of medical devices, machine learning, digital healthcare and telecommunications. Matthew is also a Registered European Design Attorney, with experience advising clients on filing design registrations in the UK and Europe.
Matthew has been an active supporter of the ImagineIF! competition, acting as a mentor and advisor to applicants since 2016.
Michael is dual-qualified as a Chartered (UK) Trade Mark Attorney and as a solicitor. He advises brand owners on all aspects of trade mark protection and registration, including portfolio management, clearance searching, trade mark prosecution, opposition, cancellation, revocation, licensing, assignment, infringement and the law of unregistered trade marks/passing-off.
He graduated from Cambridge and then Liverpool Universities with degrees in English. He qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and worked in legal practice in the City for many years. Prior to joining Marks & Clerk LLP in August 2017 Michael worked for 5 years for another firm of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys. Michael now advises a number of high profile clients in different sectors including the creative industries, homeware, manufacturing, artificial intelligence, software and food and beverage.