Gerald Brent of Fladgate LLP

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Gerald joined Fladgate in September 2017 as a trainee solicitor. He currently sits in a commercial law seat.

Prior to joining the firm, Gerald worked for PwC whilst studying his LPC part-time at BPP Law School.

Before beginning work, Gerald read Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Manchester, before beginning the GDL and converting to Law.

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European Unified Patent Court agreement ratified by the UK

On 26 April, the UK ratified the EU’s Unified Patent Court (UPC) agreement. Although much of intellectual property law and practice is already harmonised amongst EU member states, a UPC would set up a common patent court for the hearing of intellectual property cases, and the direct applicability of its rulings, across all EU member … Continue Reading