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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 Chairman of the overall CJCH group. As a founding member of the Firm, Stephen is the Partner in charge of the Corporate Law Department and has over 35 years experience in criminal defence law. Stephen developed the Intellectual Property and the  Anti-Piracy and Licence Compliance departments at the firm where he established the firm as a global leader in licence compliance. Steve advise both individual and corporate clients and 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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  • 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, responsible for the firm’s technology, innovation and strategy, 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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  • Nick Wootton

    Nick Wootton

    Nick is the firm’s 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Stuart Clarke

    Stuart Clarke

    Stuart joined CJCH in the Anti-Piracy & Compliance department in 2017. With extensive experience in Licence Compliance operations, Stuart now oversees the client delivery procedures for the firm as well as being the head of the Anti-Piracy Training department.

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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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  • 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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  • Dominika Pawlikowska

    Dominika Pawlikowska

    Dominika joined CJCH in 2017 in the software anti-piracy and compliance team. She is the Deputy Supervisor for this team and is responsible for the team’s delivery of client services in this specialist area

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  • Kasia Kaminska

    Kasia Kaminska

    Kasia joined CJCH in 2016 in the software anti-piracy and compliance team. In 2017 Kasia was given responsibility for a new client, which she has grown into a team she now supervises.

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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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  • Emilia Sadowska

    Emilia Sadowska

    Emilia joined CJCH in 2016 and is the supervisor for the compliance and enforcement team. She is responsible for her team’s delivery of client services.

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