Personal Profile

Jonty is an Associate in the firm's Intellectual Property Group, advising on all aspects of IP protection, enforcement and dispute resolution. He acts for high-profile clients in various industries including media & entertainment, sport, fashion and private equity.

Jonty has also advised on cases before a number of different UK and EU Courts including the case of Starbucks v Sky before the Supreme Court; he also recently attended a Hearing before the EU General Court in Luxembourg on a trade mark dispute. His experience also includes managing the UK trade mark portfolios of a large US entertainment company and one of the US's top television networks, as well as acting on a range of contentious trade mark proceedings before the UKIPO and the EUIPO. Jonty regularly gives training sessions to clients, predominantly on trade mark related issues.

Jonty completed the University of Oxford's Postgraduate Diploma in IP Law & Practice in 2016.

Key Experience

  • Lead Associate on a passing off case before the Supreme Court.
  • Acting on a range of contentious trade mark proceedings before the UKIPO and EUIPO.
  • Managing global trade mark clearance and filing programmes.
  • Acting on a case before the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court involving unregistered designs.   

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, King & Wood Mallesons LLP
Trainee, King & Wood Mallesons LLP (then known as SJ Berwin LLP)
University of Oxford, Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice
University of Oxford, Experimental Psychology (First Class)