The safeguarding of Intellectual Property (IP) rights encompasses the full life cycle from protection through to commercialisation and enforcement. In keeping with Adamson & Partners’ broad expertise across all areas of Intellectual Property, we have a team exclusively focused on recruiting IP litigation positions, both in private practice and industry, and on an international basis.

The enforcement of intellectual property assets necessitates strategic thinking, careful planning and constant vigilance. To achieve this, we provide companies and law firms with individuals and teams who can combine deep technical expertise with an ability to compellingly defend or enforce a case.

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Our talent network

We support law firm clients’ strategic growth objectives for their IP litigation teams, recruiting from Associate through to experienced Partner level, including team hires. Our focus is truly global although, in line with the market, we have particular experience supporting clients in the key European jurisdictions of the UK, Germany and France. Our expertise covers all areas of IP litigation, namely patents and ‘soft’ IP (trademarks, copyright and designs). Additionally, we assist organisations in industry seeking to build an in-house IP litigation capability, an increasing trend in recent years, particularly in patent litigation heavy sectors such as Life Sciences and Telecoms.

Why work with us

  • Knowledgeable

    We have over 35 years’ specialist IP Executive Search experience, which means our knowledge of the market and network of contacts are second to none.

  • Track record of success

    As a result of our successful placements, we have a 90% repeat business rate.

  • Global network

    With unparalleled access to candidates in key markets across Europe, US and Asia, we work across 25 countries combining our local knowledge and global network to bring our clients the best candidates.

Your Partner

Christopher Adamson

Senior Partner & Practice Head – IP Litigation

+44 7717 325709

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