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Paul heads up the Intellectual Property practice at Foot Anstey.
He has a wide range of experience in dealing with intellectual property matters including: filing and prosecuting trade marks and designs all around the world; conducting brand clearance searches; conducting intellectual property litigation in the High Court in relation to all IP rights; devising and implementing anti-counterfeiting strategies; and drafting and negotiating licences and franchise agreements. In such matters, Paul has acted for many household names in several sectors including Retail, Professional Services, Leisure, Food and Drink, Automotive, Technology and Telecoms, and regularly deals with many international issues through our associated offices around the world.
Paul brings significant experience to Foot Anstey having worked in two large international law firms and a large national law firm previously. He has also been recognised by the legal directories for many years as a leading individual in the intellectual property field:
Paul "is always responsive and is able to identify issues and solutions; his ability to give good and practical advice is appreciated." Legal 500 2019
Paul has extensive experience in IP matters, including trade mark and design prosecution, negotiating licence agreements and litigation. A source says: "I have always been pleased with his responsiveness and the quality of his work." Chambers 2019
Paul Cox of Foot Anstey LLP is, according to market commentators, "a very good IP lawyer with very good clients." He regularly advises on design, trade mark and patent rights matters. Chambers 2018
Paul "is conscious of client needs" and "is able to identify the main issue within the matter at hand." Legal 500
The "very experienced" Paul Cox joined Foot Anstey LLP in 2017, having previously been at Clarke Willmott. He has a broad practice which takes in litigation and licensing transactions. Areas of expertise include anti-counterfeiting, portfolio management and disputes concerning trade marks and designs. Chambers UK
He has a diploma in intellectual property law and regularly attends all the major intellectual property conferences such as ECTA and INTA. In particular, he is a member of the ECTA anti-counterfeiting committee and has been appointed by ECTA to attend the EU Observatory at the EU IPO (which is responsible for producing various IP studies and supporting the work of the EU Institutions in the IP field).