Dominic is a patent litigation specialist focusing on life sciences disputes, particularly in relation to pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Dominic has handled cases across the range of tribunals in the UK and the EPO and has coordinated litigation across the world.
Greg is an experienced IP lawyer with a particular focus on patent litigation in the life sciences sector.
Nadine BleachSenior Associate
Nadine advises on a range of complex patent disputes encompassing a variety of different subject matters. Her background in physics makes her particularly suited to work in technical fields.
James specialises in contentious IP matters and has a breadth of experience in advising on patent disputes in the telecommunication, electronics, aeronautics and oil and gas fields.
Andy Bowler is an IP litigator with over 20 years experience. He is joint head of patent litigation. Andy acts for a range of leading companies across different sectors. In addition to UK litigation and related advisory work, he is commonly called upon to coordinate litigation round the world.
As a trainee, Sophie spent nine months in the patent litigation team working primarily on matters in the life sciences sector and was involved in litigation in the High Court, including working on Alcon v Aspire & Accord (Patents Court).
Robert specialises in patent litigation. He has a PhD in molecular genetics and is particularly active for life science companies.
Katie CambrookSenior Associate
Katie works in patent and trade mark infringement matters. She also has experience of copyright matters.
Rachael is an associate in IP litigation and works with clients in the pharmaceutical and technology sectors.
Adrian ChewSenior Associate
Adrian specialises in patent disputes, particularly in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors.
Liz is a highly experienced and well regarded IP specialist with a focus on counselling clients in the Life Sciences sector on national and international patent strategy and litigation.
Brian specialises in intellectual property dispute resolution with a focus on patent litigation in the life sciences sector.
Amy CullenSenior Associate
Amy is a litigation senior associate focusing particularly on patent litigation. She has experience of complex multi-jurisdictional patent litigation in the pharmaceutical, telecoms and consumer product sectors.
Chloe has acted in IP disputes before the English courts, including the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court. She also works on the coordination of international patent disputes and has experience in the enforcement of Community Plant Variety Rights.
Lucie FortuneSenior Associate
Lucie specialises in intellectual property litigation and dispute resolution. Her practice encompasses the full range of IP rights, including patents, trade marks, designs and copyright.
Charlie FrenchSenior Associate
Charlie is an experienced intellectual property litigator, focusing predominantly on patent disputes in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields. In addition to her experience in the English courts,
Naomi specialises in contentious intellectual property matters. Whilst she advises on a wide range of issues and subject matters, her practice has a particular focus on patent litigation.
David is an associate in the patent litigation team at Bristows and has a strong interest in the pharmaceutical sector. Prior to joining Bristows, David obtained a PhD in Organic Chemistry.
Emma qualified into the patent litigation team in September 2018, after having completed her training contract at Bristows.
Myles is joint head of patent litigation. While his practice covers the full range of intellectual property rights it has focused in recent years upon high-tech patent litigation for multinational companies.
John joined Bristows as an associate in April 2022 and is part of the patent litigation team. John’s practice includes disputes in the pharmaceutical, technology and consumer products sectors.
Luke MaunderSenior Associate
Luke specialises in intellectual property disputes in the technology sector, and has particular experience of patent litigation and jurisdictional disputes.
Rachel advises on patent litigation matters across a broad range of subject matters, but with a particular interest in the chemical and life sciences sectors.
Kate joined Bristows as a trainee in 2016 and qualified as an associate in the IP litigation department in 2018.
Claire Phipps-JonesSenior Associate
Claire is a senior associate specialising primarily in patent litigation in the life sciences sector. Her biochemistry background provides an excellent basis for the technical aspects of such disputes.
Richard specialises in IP disputes with a focus on patent litigation and the technology sector.
Utilising her background in biochemistry, Florence has worked on a variety of UK patent infringement and invalidity proceedings across the life sciences sector.
Matthew RaynorSenior Associate
Matthew specialises in intellectual property litigation with a particular focus on patent litigation in the technology sector.
Jonathan joined Bristows as a trainee in 2017, having completed a PhD in organic chemistry and protein structure at Oxford University.
Nicholas has experience working with a broad range of technical subject matters including mobile telecommunications and broadcast technology, magnetic resonance medical devices and the use of electromagnetic signals as an indicator for the presence of oil or gas.
Claire specialises in commercial transactions that involve the development and commercialisation of IP rights and in corporate and investment deals where IP is an important asset.
Jonathan is an intellectual property solicitor specialising in patent litigation. He has experience advising clients in highly complex cases relating to pharmaceuticals, antibodies, antibody engineering and medical devices.
Aida specialises in intellectual property litigation with experience particularly in the life sciences sector.
Matthew is the head of Bristows’ Commercial IP group and advises on transactions involving the development, exploitation and transfer of intellectual property rights.
Claire WilsonSenior Associate
Claire specialises in intellectual property with a particular emphasis on patent litigation in the life sciences sector. Claire’s background in chemistry gives her a valuable understanding of the technical issues that can underlie intellectual property matters and enables her to provide clear intelligible advice.
Eden is a qualified European and Chartered (UK) Patent attorney with experience across the full life cycle of patents. He works predominately in patent litigation within the tech sector, where he utilises his knowledge of mechanical/electrical engineering and physics.