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Alan is an expert in all aspects of trade mark law; in particular the management and exploitation of trade mark portfolios. He also has extensive litigation experience and was one of the first trade mark attorneys to qualify for litigation rights. Alan also has substantial experience in dealing with the intellectual property aspects of corporate transactions.
Alan entered the profession in 1987. Prior to joining UDL in 2002, Alan worked for two of the largest law firms in the UK and was the head of the trade marks department of a major international law firm. He has been a partner since 2004.
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