Jake specialises in transactional and advisory matters involving intellectual property and technology. He advises clients across a variety of sectors including life sciences, software/technology, media and entertainment and retail. Jake’s work includes drafting and negotiating a wide range of IP/IT licences and commercial agreements, advising on the IP/IT aspects of transactions and also on matters relating to data protection and e-commerce.
As well as his time in private practice, Jake has worked in-house at companies such as Gilead, GlaxoSmithKline, iris, National Air Traffic Services and John Lewis, giving him a strong understanding of the challenges faced by in-house counsel.
Jake graduated from the University of Warwick with a degree in European Law before going on to complete his Legal Practice Course at the College of Law and then Lovells (now Hogan Lovells), where he trained and qualified as a solicitor in the IP/TMT team. Jake also has a post-graduate diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice from the University of Bristol.
- LLB European Law (Hons) (University of Warwick)
- PGDip IP Law & Practice (University of Bristol)