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Daniel advises on all aspects of intellectual property protection and enforcement in the UK and EU including trade marks, passing off, domain names, anti-counterfeiting, design rights, copyright, patents and confidential information. He works for clients across a variety of business sectors with particular expertise in the fashion, travel, food and drink, entertainment, agriculture, automotive and sports industries.
His significant track record in all aspects of trade mark and design filing includes the prosecution and enforcement of rights before the UKIPO and EUIPO registries. He frequently advises on the registrability of brands, national and international portfolio management and the commercial exploitation of these rights. Daniel also specialises in IP litigation and has considerable experience before the High Court and Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, as well as in UDRP proceedings before Nominet, WIPO and the Company Names Tribunal. He has a strong background in anti-counterfeiting matters, customs notices and criminal prosecutions.
Ranked as a ‘leading individual’ for intellectual property by The Legal 500, Daniel is ‘noted for his management of trade mark and design portfolios, as well as his litigation work’. The directory comments that 'Daniel Berry leaves no stone unturned' and is 'a strong strategic thinker’ whilst his team provides a ‘very good, responsive service’, ‘their advice is always well thought out and in strong detail and they provide a London service at regional prices and represent very good value for money’.
Daniel has obtained postgraduate qualifications in intellectual property from Oxford University and Queen Mary University of London.