Stephenson Harwood is a notable firm for soft IP disputes and commercialisation work. Former co-head of IP Eifion Morris took over in October 2019 as the firm’s chief executive. The partners leading the firm’s IP practice are Alexandra Pygall and Rob Jacob.
Alexandra Pygall was featured in Managing IP’s Top 250 Women in IP (2019) publication. In 2019, IP transactions lawyer Naomi Leach was promoted to partner and regulatory lawyer Cliodhna McDonough left the firm. Recent case studies show the firm advised clients such as GlaxoSmithKline, UCB Pharma and LEGO.