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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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ana Kocmut-Saunders

    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.

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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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  • 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 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.

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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 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.

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  • David Kirby

    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.

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  • Nerys Thomas

    Nerys Thomas

    Nerys is a senior solicitor in 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.

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