Promotions at Barker Brettell

We are delighted to announce three new Partners at Barker Brettell: Mark Thurston, David Pearce and Ian Pearce. These promotions took effect from 1 October 2014.

Mark is a patent attorney based in our Birmingham office. He has over 12 years of IP experience in private practice. Mark specialises in protecting inventions in the fields of electronics, computing, medical devices and healthcare.

David is also based in our head office in Birmingham. David joined the patent profession in 2005 and his experience as a patent attorney has led him to become familiar with a wide range of technologies covering computer-implemented inventions, medical devices, electronic materials processing and systems, mechanical inventions and ‘green’ technologies such as hydrogen fuel cells. 

Ian is a trade mark attorney and works from our Southampton office. In addition to acting for well-known international brand owners, Ian also has over 13 years’ experience of advising SMEs and new start-ups. He also has substantial experience in relation to domain name recovery work, including bringing one of the first successful “.eu” complaints at the Czech Arbitration Courts.

Congratulations to Mark, David and Ian – we wish them continued success at Barker Brettell.