Intellectual property law firm, Cleveland Scott York has continued its recent growth and added two new Partners to its partnership team.
Dr Alicia Instone and Nick Bennett, both formerly Senior Associates at the firm, have joined the partnership with effect from Tuesday 1 October 2019.
Alicia is based at the firm’s Hertfordshire office in Hatfield and is a dual-qualified Chartered Patent and Trade Mark Attorney. She specialises in technology areas including chemistry and medical devices, as well as the fashion and food & beverage sectors.
Nick is a European and Chartered Patent Attorney based at the firm’s London office. He specialises in chemistry, medical devices and mechanics.
Alicia said: “Our appointments continue the growth of Cleveland Scott York since it was formed from the merger of Cleveland IP and Scott & York IP Law in April 2017 and I am delighted to be joining the partnership.
“I am looking forward to continuing my work with our clients and the wider trade mark and patent professions in my new role.”
Nick said: “I’m excited to join the Partnership and I look forward to continuing to grow the practice, building on our recent successes in EPO Opposition work.”
Jonathan Clegg, a Partner at Cleveland Scott York, added: “Alicia and Nick’s promotions are well deserved. They both have strong reputations amongst our clients and the wider professions and we are very pleased to welcome them to the partnership.
“We are confident that Alicia and Nick will bring energy and drive to developing and growing the business and are looking forward to working with them in their new roles.”