The Partners are delighted to announce the promotions of Nikesh Patel to the role of Associate Patent Attorney and Louise Foster to the role of Principal Trade Mark Attorney, effective 1 July 2015.
Nikesh joined the Electrical, Electronics, Telecoms & IT patent department as a Trainee Patent Attorney in 2001, and works for a wide variety of clients including UK-based SMEs and a number of multinational corporations. As an Associate, Nikesh will join the Management team that is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Firm.
Louise joined the trade mark department in 2009 and, in addition to trade marks, advises clients on copyright and domain name matters in the UK, EU and overseas. Louise works with a diverse range of clients, and has particular expertise in the fashion and food & beverage sectors.
Commenting on the appointments, Mike Jennings, Partner said:
“We are delighted to announce the appointment of Nikesh to the role of Associate and Louise to Principal Attorney, who have both demonstrated a commitment to excellent client service and a desire to grow alongside the Firm. We wish them every success in the next stage of their professional journey.”