New Legal Director joins Intellectual Property Team
3 October 2023
Based in the firm’s Cambridge office, Alec joins Birketts from London law firm Level, where he was a Partner.
Alec has experience advising clients on a wide range of intellectual property law disputes involving copyright, trade marks, misuse of confidential information, the law of passing off, design rights and patents.
He also acts for clients in relation to defamation and breach of privacy claims and advises clients on contentious data protection matters including ‘right to be forgotten’ claims and contested subject access requests and information requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.
On joining the team, Alec said: “I’m excited to have joined Birketts and the Intellectual Property Team. My experience in contentious intellectual property experience covers a wide range of services across various sectors, and I’m looking forward to bringing this expertise to the team and our clients.”
Maria Peyman, Partner in the Intellectual Property Team said: “We’re very pleased that Alec has joined us at Birketts. Alec’s arrival adds depth to our existing IP offering. With his wide scope of experience, Alec offers clients commercially focussed IP advice that really provides that next level service. We look forward to working with him.”