Paul has a particular interest in contentious matters, litigation and advocacy and has acted in cases in the UK High Court and the Patent County Court (Intellectual Property Enterprise Court). He also has vast experience in representing clients at hearings before the UK Trade Mark Office and the Appointed Person in the United Kingdom and now represents clients before the Irish Trade Mark Office in contentious and non-contentious matters. He has also represented clients before EUIPO for many years.
Paul qualified as a UK Trade Mark Attorney in 1993 and as a Trade Mark Advocate Litigator in 2010. Before joining FRKelly in May 2015, Paul initially worked in a large multinational company in the UK and then in a number of highly renowned private practice firms. He has over 20 years experience and advises clients on a broad range of Trade Mark issues in Ireland, the UK and internationally.
Paul was the UK contributor for the publication “Practitioner’s Manual for Trademark Prosecution and Litigation in the EU” which was published by Sweet & Maxwell in 2011 and takes a keen interest in developments in the law and practice relating to Trade Marks.
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