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Harbottle & Lewis expands IP litigation team with new partner hire

10 May 2021

Harbottle & Lewis today welcomes intellectual property specialist Andrew Terry as a partner in the firm’s IP litigation team.

With more than two decades of experience handling a broad spectrum of IP, media and brand protection issues, Andrew supports clients across all stages of the innovation lifecycle and has worked with household name brands, sporting institutions and high-profile talent in media and entertainment, including major artists in the music industry. He joins from Eversheds Sutherland where he was Head of IP & Media.

Andrew regularly handles complex IP disputes and IP agreements (such as brand and content licensing, brand extension, merchandising and brand management agreements) and advises clients on a range of matters relating to trade marks, copyright, designs, anti-counterfeiting and passing off, as well as broader advertising and marketing issues such as sponsorship agreements and brand protection. He has extensive litigation experience having acted in a number of significant cases.

Andrew joins Harbottle & Lewis’ nine-strong IP litigation team.

Shireen Peermohamed, Partner and Head of IP, Harbottle & Lewis, said: “Andrew has developed a well-earned reputation as a trusted advisor to many distinguished brands, businesses and individuals. He brings the ability to advise on the full IP lifecycle, as well as extensive experience in dispute resolution. His broader expertise, across a range of sectors, allows him to provide bespoke and strategic commercial advice and complements Harbottle & Lewis’ specialism in contentious IP matters.”

Glen Atchison, Managing Partner, Harbottle & Lewis, said: “With our IP litigation group going from strength to strength, Andrew’s hire signals the latest step in our continued growth trajectory and we look forward to working with him.”

Andrew Terry comments: “Harbottle & Lewis is a market-leader in the technology, media and entertainment space, and the firm’s multidisciplinary approach to handling complex IP and media-related disputes dovetails with my own practice.

“I’ve experienced first-hand how important it is to provide a relevant strategic perspective to clients, whether in resolving their IP disputes or advising on commercialisation of their IP. I’m excited to join a firm that shares this vision and to work with colleagues from across the firm’s specialisms to deliver advice and solutions for our clients.”

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