Ward Hadaway hires IP star from Martineaus

Ward Hadaway has appointed Martineau Johnson intellectual property (IP) specialist Niall Head-Rapson as a partner in its commercial department

Head-Rapson spent a year at Martineaus, prior to which he headed Eversheds' East Midlands IP practice. Head-Rapson acted on behalf of Metsec in the first ever patent case outside London, and has also previously acted for ECI logistics.