Nick McDonald Partner (IP Solicitor) and Board Member

Nick McDonald
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MA (Cantab), GDip, LPC, PGDip,
Nick McDonald is an experienced IP solicitor, with expertise in both litigation and providing commercial advice to clients. 

Nick advises across the whole range of IP rights including patents, trade marks, designs, confidential information (including privacy and industrial secrets), copyright and Geographical Indications of Origin. While he has advised in multiple sectoral areas, he has a particular interest in textiles, creative industries, bio-medical sciences, fashion and retail.

Nick achieved his masters degree at Cambridge University before going on to gain his graduate diploma in Law and his Legal Practice Course (LPC) at Nottingham Law School. He qualified as a solicitor in 2006 and then achieved a post graduate diploma in Intellectual Property Law & Practice at Bristol University.
Nick joined Potter Clarkson in May 2016, and is a founding member of the firm’s Dispute Resolution and Commercial (DRAC) team.