IP, Anti-Piracy & Compliance

CJCH’s IP team deliver a comprehensive, end-to-end Intellectual Property (IP) protection management service.

We embrace the whole Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) life-cycle including trademark, patent and copyright. CJCH services include IP management and consultancy, IP commercialisation and  IPR protection related compliance and enforcement.

We protect and strengthen IP rights to promote better and more secure business. Our investigation team combine market leading technical innovation with extensive research and legal enforcement expertise to deliver tailored strategies and action plans to address global challenges.

Our specialist team also co-ordinate and implement raids in cases of extreme infringements. We are innovative in our thinking, persistent in negotiation, and practical in our approach. We always keep the end goal in mind: the most effective protection for our client’s intellectual property.

For more information on our specialised Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance service offering, and to find out how your company could potentially recover lost revenue from piracy of your software and IP, click through to our CJCH Consulting site via the icon below.

Call us on 0333 231 6405

Our Team

  • Stephen Clarke

    Stephen is a Senior Partner of CJCH Solicitors and CEO of CJCH Consulting. As a founding member of the Firm, Stephen focuses on Intellectual Property Law, Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance, and Criminal Law, advising both individual and corporate clients. Stephen has been instrumental in establishing Wales as a centre for excellence in combating IP crime and Software Piracy analytics.

  • Tim Hartland

    Tim is the Managing Partner of CJCH Solicitors, specialising in Criminal Law and experience in Conveyancing. Having qualified as a solicitor in 1986, Tim has over 30 years experience in managing complex legal matters on behalf of his clients and is a founding member of the Firm. Tim also advises on Software Piracy matters, and IP Crime.

  • Steve Rees

    Steve joined CJCH after an illustrious 30+ year career with the South Wales Police services. As a specialist in investigations and compliance, Steve now leads as Head of Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance for the firm, specialising in Intellectual Property, Business Intelligence, Software Piracy and IP Crime.

  • Nick Wootton

    Nick is the firms Chief Financial Officer and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions. Before joining CJCH he spent over 20 years in various senior positions within Deloitte and was instrumental in the merger between Colin Jones Solicitors with Clarke and Hartland Solicitors.

  • Antony Crampton

    Tony joined CJCH in 2015. He has over 30 years’ experience in Identifying, developing and implementing bespoke investigative strategies so as to achieve solutions for client business requirements, especially concerning IP, Fraud, Compliance and Revenue protection. Having served in both the Metropolitan Police & City of London Police, Tony now leads the CJCH Consulting special projects unit, with a key focus on analysing Cyber Crime, Business Intelligence, and corporate investigations solutions.

  • Tim Early

    Tim is the Head of the Anti-Piracy and Compliance research having been with CJCH since 2015. Tim specialises in Software Licence Compliance and Enforcement as well as OSINT (Open Source Intelligence Gathering).

  • Nerys Thomas

    Nerys is a solicitor and Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution at CJCH. Qualifying in 2009, she joined the firm in 2016 advising and representing clients on matters such as professional negligence, commercial law, contract and property matters.

  • Anna Krajewska

    Anna joined CJCH in 2017 as Head of the Compliance and Enforcement team. Anna leads the research and compliance teams within Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance and liaises with the Firm’s global clients.

  • Ana Kocmut-Saunders

    Ana is a qualified Serbian Lawyer, who joined CJCH in 2017 to cross qualify as a solicitor in the UK. She is now a trainee solicitor for the Firm, working across both the Commercial and Corporate Law, and Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance practices.

  • Myles Thomas

    Myles became a specialist researcher in Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance after joining CJCH in 2016. He now performs the role of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) liaison for the Firm and is responsible to the Firm’s alignment to data protection and compliance legislation.

  • Charlotte Bardet

    Charolotte is a member of the CJCH Graduate Development Programme and is a specialist researcher in Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance. Having previously interned with a division of the UN, Charlotte also contributes to the Firm’s  training initiative as well as various IP crime research projects.

  • Danny McNeill

    Danny is a member of the CJCH Graduate Development Programme, and works as a specialist researcher in Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance. Having joined CJCH in 2017, Danny now also contributes to the research training team.

  • Sam Evans

    Sam joined CJCH in 2016 as a Anti-Piracy researcher. He now leads the technical training team while being a senior researcher, client liaison and member of the CJCH graduate development scheme.

  • David Kirby

    With a background in forensic linguistics, David joined CJCH in 2017 in the Anti-Piracy research team. He focuses on IP infringement research and is a member of the CJCH Graduate Development Programme.

  • Luke Heydenrych

    Luke joined CJCH in 2016 within the Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance team. With a background in management consulting and global system integration projects, Luke now leads various teams as Head of Operations for CJCH as well as consulting to technology and software clients for CJCH consulting. Luke is currently the Firm’s PhD candidate,  undertaking a doctorate in Law, specialising in Software Piracy and IP Cyber Crime.