Adam joined the firm in 2015, after graduating from University College London (UCL) with a BA (Hons) degree in English Literature and completing the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL). Before commencing his role as a Trade Mark Assistant, Adam completed a variety of legal placements and gained experience as a Paralegal, both with Dehns and elsewhere, from which he cultivated a keen interest in intellectual property law.
Type of clients and client work
Adam assists with all aspects of Trade Mark Attorney practice, including clearance searching and availability advice, the filing and prosecution of UK, European Union, International and overseas trade mark applications, trade mark opposition and cancellation proceedings and related settlement negotiations, and portfolio management. Adam also assists with matters of alleged trade mark infringement and/or passing off and the resolution of related disputes, and assists with advice on the acquisition and registration of domain names.
Adam completes work for a wide range of clients in a variety of industries, including the energy, construction, insurance, electronics, software, technology, food and drink, media/entertainment, healthcare and leisure industries.
Adam is particularly interested in contentious matters, and therefore enjoys preparing arguments and submissions for trade mark opposition/cancellation proceedings and appeals, and working on settlement negotiations.
Qualifications and Memberships
- Postgraduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice, Queen Mary University of London, 2017 – Distinction
- Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys – Student Member
BA (Hons), English Literature, University College London (UCL), 2013 – 2.1
Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), The University of Law, 2014 – Commendation