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Mark Ridgway



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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.

Experience highlights



Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
E1 6AD

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2004


BEng, Electronics Engineering, The University of Nottingham, 2000

Diploma, Law, 2001

Diploma, 2002



News & insights

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Publications: 16 APRIL 2020

Podcast: The importance of branding to digital transformation

Nigel Parker discusses the importance of getting the branding right when undergoing digital transformation and why a business may wish to establish a new brand, a sub-brand or realign its existing…

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Publications: 15 APRIL 2020

Podcast: How to protect IP as part of a digital transformation strategy

Whether digitalising by building out new digitally-focused units or externally via M&A, many IP challenges will arise especially as digital transformation can happen fast. Meeting these challenges…

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Publications: 30 APRIL 2020

The role of IP in digital disruption

Digital transformation and the protection of IP

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Publications: 20 MARCH 2020

IP rights in the UK during and after the Brexit transition period

The UK has left the EU and is currently in a transition period with the EU until 31 January 2020. What happens to IP protection in the UK at the end of this transition?

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