Addisons appoints IP star as new partner

James Lawrence has significant patent litigation expertise in high technology, electronics and life sciences

Addisons appoints IP star as new partner
James Lawrence

Addisons has announced the appointment of James Lawrence to its IP practice as a partner. 

The experienced IP advisor and patent litigator specialises in resolving complex IP disputes, copyright and trademark issues. In particular, his expertise as a patent litigator extends to matters involving life sciences, electronics, and high technology.

Lawrence has handled matters involving brand protection and portfolio management. Addisons managing partner Kieren Parker also highlighted Lawrence’s knowledge of trade secret disputes as an asset that would bolster the firm’s IP offering considerably.

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Previously, Lawrence was a partner at Mills Oakley and Piper Alderman. He also held positions at King & Wood Mallesons in Sydney and at Wragge & Co in London. 

Lawrence has been recognised in Best Lawyers for his work in IP law and biotechnology law, as well as by The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific. He has also been on the IAM Patent 1000 list since 2018.

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