Stuart Lester is an Managing Associate in the Intellectual Property department.
He specialises in the provision of strategic IP advice, including trade marks, copyright and designs; and brand protection strategies, including clearance, monitoring, enforcement and portfolio management.
Stuart has extensive experience handling trade mark and design disputes at the UKIPO and EUIPO. He also has particular expertise dealing with domain names and website takedowns, as well as domain name and company name complaints at NOMINET, WIPO and the Company Names Tribunal. Stuart also advises clients on advertising issues, such as compliance with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) Codes and has handled several ASA complaints.
Stuart works with clients across a number of industries including: betting and gaming, media and entertainment, finance, retail, social media and sport.
Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Freeths LLP
Solicitor, Freeths LLP
Trainee solicitor, Freeths LLP
Paralegal, Freeths LLP
IP Paralegal, Warner Bros. Entertainment Limited
Nottingham Trent University, Certificate in Intellectual Property Litigation
University of Law, Legal Practice Course
Keele University, LLB (Hons) Law