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Head of IP: Simon Baggs
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Partner: Rachel Alexander
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Partner: Gurminder Panesar
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Partner: Ted Shapiro
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Partner: Sara Ashby
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Partner: Michael Browne
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Partner: Anna Carboni
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Partner: Simon Chalkley
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Wiggin LLP's intellectual property practice is widely regarded as market leading in online enforcement. The group undertakes advisory work on legislative change and both civil and criminal enforcement work for clients. On 6 November 2017, the boutique IP law firm Redd joined Wiggin. The Redd team adds considerable strength and depth to Wiggin’s IP service, offering renowned expertise in trade mark and designs litigation, commercial IP transactions and portfolio management services, in addition to an admired patent litigation offering. The combined team now comprises 20 specialist IP lawyers working across Wiggin’s offices.

As businesses take advantage of the opportunities provided by the digital explosion, strong protection of IP assets such as iconic designs, global brands, creative works and breakthrough technologies has never been more important. Rights must be secured in multiple territories and they must be protected globally.

Wiggin's IP team is a recognised leader in rights protection in the new emerging digital world. The practice has won the most significant cases in the UK in the protection of IP online and has won industry award for both its copyright and trade mark work.

In addition, the team advises on IP strategy, portfolio and lifecycle management and related commercial and competition issues. The firm leverages its legal expertise and commercial and technical experience to help clients develop and deploy robust strategies to protect and maximise the value of their IP assets.

Wiggin's IP expertise led it to establish a technology business, INCOPRO. Together we provide clients with a unique one-stop online brand protection and enforcement service. INCOPRO has developed a network of IP expert law firms globally, enabling Wiggin to collaborate with other best in class operators to provide a fully global IP solution for businesses.

Our office in Brussels is in the middle of the most important legal, judicial and policy developments affecting businesses in the European Union and provides the perfect platform for IP advice post Brexit.

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