Stevens & Bolton snares Bristows IP star

Stevens & Bolton snares Bristows IP star” />Leading Bristows IP partner David Wilkinson has jumped ship for Guildford’s Stevens & Bolton. The Surrey firm has a historical strategy of attracting City talent such as Simmons & Simmons’ former corporate head Ken Woffenden. Wilkinson will head the Stevens & Bolton IP team, which will initially combine lawyers from the litigation and commercial teams. In time the firm plans to build the leading IP practice in the South East outside London. Wilkinson is a solicitor-advocate. His most recent landmark case was Landor v Azure Designs, the first Court of Appeal decision on community design rights.