Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the joining of Chris Williams as a partner in its London Intellectual Property (IP) team.
Chris joins from Blake Morgan and specialises in soft IP disputes including trade mark infringement actions and design, confidentiality and copyright disputes.
Chris frequently challenges and defends UK, European and international trade marks within the relevant forums as well as conducting cases in the Chancery Division of the High Court concerning computer software ownership disputes. He has acted for a wide range of clients including one the UK’s largest independent organic food brands, a leading airline, a substantial e-commerce platform, several banks and an income generating arm of a government department in a range of IP and IT issues.
Chris will complement the expertise of Partner Ralph Cox, who specialises in hard IP disputes and is one of the UK’s leading patent litigation lawyers. Chris will also work closely with the firm’s wider corporate and commercial teams to provide IP advice to large, SME and start-up businesses.