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IP law firm Mathys & Squire strengthens litigation practice with new patent attorney and litigator

IP law firm Mathys & Squire strengthens litigation practice with new patent attorney and litigator


Nicholas Fox brings 25+ years of experience in IP litigation from Finnegan and Simmons & Simmons

Leading intellectual property law firm Mathys & Squire has strengthened its litigation practice with the appointment of Nicholas Fox as Partner.

Nicholas joins after four years in the London office of US IP specialist law firm Finnegan. Nicholas spent the previous eight years with Top 20 UK law firm Simmons & Simmons, where his primary focus was multi-jurisdictional patent litigation.

As an electronics, telecommunications and software expert, Nicholas has represented clients such as smartphone manufacturers, global banking giants and pharmaceutical majors spanning multiple jurisdictions including Europe and Asia.

Nicholas is a respected voice in the intellectual property sector previously as a member of the Intellectual Property Regulation Board and currently as a member of the Joint Disciplinary Panel where he oversees complaints on breaches of the Patent and Trade Mark Attorney Code of Conduct.

Nicholas has also contributed to and written in many publications on patentability. He is a regular contributor to European Intellectual Property Review and most recently contributed to the Cambridge University Press’ The Cambridge Handbook of Artificial Intelligence: Global Perspectives on Law and Ethics.

Alan MacDougall, Partner at Mathys & Squire says: “We are delighted to welcome Nicholas to the team. His addition will expand our intellectual property litigation offering and continue to help deliver quality and impactful work for our clients. We are confident that his extensive knowledge and experience will prove a long-term asset to us and our clients.”

Nicholas Fox says: “I am excited to be joining the Mathys & Squire team. The firm is renowned for its contentious IP work and I’m looking forward to adding my experience to what is already a strong practice.”

Nicholas is qualified as a solicitor in England, Wales and Ireland as well as an Attorney-at-Law in New York State, adding significant strength to Mathys & Squire’s IP litigation team.

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