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IP, Anti-Piracy & Compliance

CJCH’s IP team deliver a comprehensive, end-to-end Intellectual Property (IP) protection and licence compliance 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 of software vendors to recover revenue lost through the unauthorised use of licenced software products. 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.

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Our Team

  • Andy Clarkson

    Andy Clarkson

    Andy Clarkson has led an illustrious career focusing on investigations and compliance. He spent 24 years serving in the UK law enforcement services as a career investigator working in organised crime and anti-corruption investigation and as a certified hostage negotiator. After leaving from public service, Andy focused the last 18 years in the private sector to assist the technology and software industry with the challenge of IP theft as a global thought leader, most recently as the global lead of licence compliance for a french based software company before joining CJCH Consulting as Managing Director in 2019.

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  • Stephen Clarke

    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.

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  • Tim Hartland

    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.

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  • Fuensanta Sanchez-Guerrero

    Fuensanta Sanchez-Guerrero

    Fuen is a client operations manager in the CJCH Consulting Anti-Piracy and  Licence Compliance team. Specialising in intellectual property and copyright matters, Fuensanta advises and represents corporate clients across 42 countries and is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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  • Ana Kocmut-Saunders

    Ana Kocmut-Saunders

    Ana is a qualified Serbian Lawyer, who joined CJCH in 2017 and has since cross-qualified as a solicitor in the UK. And is the General Counsel for the Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance department, and also works with the Commercial and Corporate Law practice areas.

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  • Nick Wootton

    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.

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  • Luke Heydenrych

    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 operational teams as Chief of Staff 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.

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  • Antony Crampton

    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.

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  • Steve Rees

    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.

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  • Ali Farrar

    Ali Farrar

    Ali joined CJCH in the Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance department in 2017 in the special projects team. Ali has since expanded her role in the department and is the Operations Manager of the CJCH Consulting division.

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  • Sam Evans

    Sam Evans

    Sam joined CJCH in 2016 as an anti-piracy researcher. He now leads the technical training team within the research and development department focusing on overall software anti-piracy and licence compliance consulting services for our clients.

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  • Charlotte Bardet

    Charlotte Bardet

    Charlotte joined CJCH Solicitors in 2017, having previously interned with a division of the UN, and was one of the candidates to have successfully completed the firms first Graduate Development Programme. Charlotte became supervisor of the specialist researcher division in Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance in 2018 and in 2019 starter her Training Contract with the firm.

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  • Danny McNeill

    Danny McNeill

    Danny joined CJCH in 2017 after studying law,  in the software anti-piracy and licence compliance research team. He is now the supervisor of this team with responsibility for the teams delivery of client services in this specialist area.

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  • William Claydon

    William Claydon

    Will joined CJCH in 2017 in the Anti-Piracy & Compliance department. Will’s role has expanded to the training department and coordinates marketing for the firm.

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  • Stuart Clarke

    Stuart Clarke

    Stuart joined CJCH in the Anti-Piracy & Compliance department in 2017. Stuart is now the head of the Training department and a member of the Ops team.

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