Sunny Kumar is an IP partner in our digital economy transactions practice
Sunny is the UK Head of IP and is currently a partner within the Digital Economy team in London with responsibility for the IP transactions, procurement and portfolio management practice group.
Prior to joining the firm, Sunny was a Senior Associate for a Magic Circle firm based in London. Sunny advises on contentious and non-contentious trademark, copyright, patent, design, advertising, licensing and commercial matters. Sunny has extensive experience in working with clients on their IP projects across multiple jurisdictions with particular experience in the Middle East across the life sciences, technology and media sectors.
Sunny has drafted a variety of technology transaction agreements, either for standalone IP transactions or as part of a wider transaction, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and private equity investments. He has also helped clients to negotiate IP and technology transfers, IP licenses, development & collaboration agreements, joint ventures, acquisitions/sales documentation, and other commercial contracts.
Sunny has significant litigation experience having represented his clients before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Additionally, he regularly works with his clients to manage and enforce international trademark and design portfolios and regularly advises on related clearance issues. His broad range of experience includes acting and appearing in contentious trademark opposition proceedings before the UKIPO, EUIPO and CJEU.