Cohen joins Collyer-Bristow

Collyer-Bristow has poached a partner from City firm Beveridge Ross &Prevezer to head

its intellectual property unit.Joe Cohen has replaced Christopher Rennie-Smith who has

been appointed tothe Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office in Munich.The IP

team at Collyer-Bristow now totals seven lawyers.Cohen says: “I am delighted to be

joining such a thriving team. I wasoffered a much better position and I am now a head

of a unit.”Collyer-Bristow has an IP group. It does the full range of contentiousand

non-contentious IP, and it is keen on sport and entertainment law,which Beveridge did

not do.”