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Patent star 2022

Trade mark star 2022



United Kingdom (England)

Practice areas:

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Industry sectors:

Artificial intelligence
Banking and financial services
Financial services
Life sciences
Technology and telecommunications

Jon Ball is a highly experienced IP dispute resolution lawyer, with over 20 years' experience in assisting clients achieve their commercial goals across all forms of contentious IP matters, with a particular focus on patent enforcement.

Based in Gowling WLG's London office, Jon assists clients in various sectors, particularly in life sciences and technology. He is widely praised by clients for his responsiveness and his ability to explain complex issues in a straightforward manner, and for focusing on the clients' commercial imperatives.

Jon is ranked as a leading practitioner in various directories including Chambers & Partners and Intellectual Asset Management (IAM), among others.

Jon also has extensive experience in assisting client's deal with major cyber hacking and data compromise incidents, particularly in the urgent crisis management phase, and is a well-known and highly respected cyber incident response 'coach' both with clients and with the major cyber insurance underwriters.

Jon regularly speaks at relevant industry events and contributes to various industry and legal publications.


Year Joined Firm: 2018

Education/Alumni: University of Exeter, Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology; University of Bristol, Post Graduate Diploma in IP law and Practice; College of Law, Legal Practice Certificate; College of Law, Common Professional Examination; University of Bristol, BSc. Biochemistry