Collyer Bristow hires IP specialist Tim Bamford from Withers

Collyer Bristow has announced that it has recruited intellectual property (IP) specialist Tim Bamford from Withers, where he had been a partner since 2005. 

Bamford is the latest in a series of four partner-level hires to join the firm in the last three months. His new role commenced on 2 January 2014.

He is an established IP litigator with a wealth of experience concerning disputes over patents, trademarks, copyright and related rights. He acts for a range of clients in the manufacturing, media and entertainment, pharmaceutical and fashion sectors, often with an international dimension.

Most recently, Bamford’s work has included the successful representation in the Court of Appeal of a Formula 1 racing team and its aerodynamic engineering provider in a confidential information claim brought by a competitor.