Matthew Lingard

Senior Associate

Matthew is regularly instructed by leading names in the sports sector to advise them on matters relating to their intellectual property. In particular, Matthew acts on behalf of a number of Premier League clubs to manage their registered intellectual property portfolios. He provides expert insight into areas such as brand protection and worldwide brand management, often helping brand owners to avoid issues before they arise. On the contentious side, Matthew has represented numerous clubs in prosecuting and defending their brand and interests. He has acted on a number of high-profile disputes relating to image rights, sponsorship agreements and trade mark infringement. In each instance he is valued by clients for his clear and pragmatic advice.


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Matthew Lingard


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