John is a highly regarded trade mark attorney, with over 30 years’ experience.
Adept at managing global trade mark portfolios, John provides clients with comprehensive advice on all aspects of protecting their brands but is a particular specialist in clearance searches and prosecuting and defending oppositions, including negotiating and drafting settlement agreements.
Prior to joining Potter Clarkson as a partner in 1999, John was managing director of Markforce Associates, a firm of trade mark attorneys and a division of global brand consultancy, Interbrand. He also gained experience in industry working in-house for international telecommunications company, BT Plc.
John also served on Potter Clarkson’s board of management between 2010-2012.