Tel: +44 (0) 20 7776 4760
Contact: John Colbourn
Number of partners: 4
Number of practitioners: 14
Languages: English, French, Mandarin
Practice Areas: • Anti-Counterfeiting/Parallel Imports • Copyright Licensing + Protection • Designs • Dispute Resolution • Domain Names • Due Diligence/IP Audit • Franchising • Freedom to Operate • Geographical Indications and Denominations of Origin • Licensing/Tech Transfer • Oppositions • Patent Litigation • Plant Breeders’ Rights • Supplementary Protection Certificates • Trade Secrets • Trademark Counselling and Prosecution • Trademark Searches • Trademarks Litigation • Unfair Competition • Utility Models
Redd is a law firm with intellectual property at its core.
Redd helps clients to protect, enforce and exploit significant IP assets such as iconic designs, global brands, creative works and breakthrough technologies, and tends to act for rights owners and leaders in their respective fields. The firm has extensive experience in many sectors, including life sciences and chemicals, fashion, consumer goods, food and drinks, IT/software and computer games.
All of the partners are recognised as leaders in their respective fields. The firm maintains a high ratio of partners to associates and matters are handled by close-knit teams to provide a personal, flexible and responsive service which is partner led.
The firm’s work covers the full spectrum of IP rights, concentrating on strategic advice and protection, transactions and disputes.
Strategic advice and protection
Redd 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 to develop and deploy robust strategies to protect and maximise the value of their IP assets.
Redd’s commercial practice covers issues that arise throughout the life of IP assets, from dealing with title issues, acquisitions/disposals and exploitation through licensing, distribution and other contractual arrangements. Redd takes a lateral approach to this work, cross-pollinating ideas from one industry or transaction type to another to deliver more creative solutions.
The firm’s disputes practice is comprehensive. It spans all types of IP and all types of dispute, including infringement, validity, ownership, compensation and contractual disputes. Redd lawyers have experience at all levels of the English court system, before the UK and EU trade mark offices and appellate tribunals. The firm has significant experience in co-ordinating and managing cross-border disputes all over the world. The team also has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediations, expert determinations and arbitrations, with an accredited mediator on the team.
AIPPI, INTA, CITMA, CIPA, CLA, LES, MARQUES, UNION, PTMG, EPLAW, ECTA
- Construction + Building Materials
- Electrical Engineering
- Financial Services + E-Commerce
- Food & Beverage
- Green Technology
- Industrial Manufacturing
- Information Science
- Technology + Communications
- Luxury Goods
- Mechanical Engineering
- Media, Entertainment & Publishing
- Medical Devices
- Biotechnology + Life Sciences
- Sports + Fitness
Last Updated 16th May 2017