James is a Partner in our Commercial and Intellectual Property Teams.
Areas of Expertise
James deals with all aspects of commercial contracts and non-contentious intellectual property advice in a variety of sectors, including pharma, IT, manufacturing, sports and leisure, fashion, financial services, engineering and education.
He has particular expertise in advising businesses on early stage project funding and commercialisation, and the exploitation of intellectual property rights, advising on licensing, distribution, agency, outsourcing, joint venture, collaboration, e-commerce and franchising arrangements.
James works on complex and high value contracts and projects, in many cases supporting the in-house legal teams of several of the firm’s key clients.
Kuits’ Data Protection offering is led by James, he advises clients on all aspects of the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018, speaking regularly at seminars on the topic.
James is the Chairman of the North West Committee of the Licensing Executives Society (LES).
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University of Nottingham
The College of Law, Guildford
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