Cookies on our website

We use cookies on our website. To learn more about cookies, how we use them on our site and how to change your cookie settings please view our cookie policy.

Read more Close
Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Sign In


Contact details

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
E1 6AD
United Kingdom

Telephone icon+44 20 3088 3720
Send email

Download contact detailsDownload contact details View officeView office

  Mark Ridgway



Mark advises innovative clients on a range of cross-border contentious IP matters, applying his scientific background (BEng (Hons) in Electronic Engineering) and many years’ experience to a range of disputes involving technical subject matter. Mark has particular experience of patents and trade secrets litigation, advising clients from the life sciences sectors, technology and financial services sectors. He was recently listed as a “rising star” of the London litigation market by Legal Week.

Professional qualifications

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2004

Academic qualifications

BEng, Electronics Engineering, The University of Nottingham, 2000

Diploma, Law, 2001

Diploma, 2002

Published work

“Forum shopping in the UPC” Intellectual Property Magazine (December 2013)

“Thinning the thicket (or making a muddle?)” Patent World (August 2009)

“Managing IP Risks in Financial Institutions” Managing Intellectual Property (February 2007)

“Setting the Standard: Patent Realities for Standards-Heavy Industries” Patent World (January 2007)

“Invention Tension” The Lawyer (October 2006)

Find a lawyer

  • Expertise

  • Search Clear

  • Add comment (optional)