Richard Penfold

Partner | London Cambridge

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Richard is a partner in the intellectual property and technology team.

He joined the firm from JAG Shaw Baker when they merged with Withers to create a new legal offering, Withers tech, in 2018.

Richard has more than 20 years of experience advising clients on how to protect, exploit, structure enforce and manage intellectual property and technology assets. Richard's experience covers a broad cross-section of intellectual property, life sciences and technology matters involving, among others, trade marks, patents, data protection and privacy, cybersquatting, licensing and franchising, copyrights, design rights, database rights, personality and image rights and advertising and marketing regulatory issues.

Prior to joining JAG Shaw Baker, Richard was head of European Intellectual Property practice at another law firm.