Ilya Kazi
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Ilya is a patent attorney and partner at Mathys & Squire, a UK-based law firm which specialises in intellectual property. He works with clients ranging from start-up businesses to multi-national corporations in fields of IT, engineering, and electronics.

His varied career has seen him heading numerous high value cases at European Patent Office hearings, developing network communication software at IBM, and working in a major Silicon Valley law firm in the US.

He is a member of the press panel for CIPA (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys) and has provided expert commentary on IP-related national news stories for: Channel 4, CNN, BBC, The Times, The FT, The Guardian, and The Economist.

He has been described by Legal 500 as "a talented strategist" and "a master of his craft" and holds a private pilot license.

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Tripping Up Trunki - What Every Design-Focussed Business Should Know

(0) Comments | Posted 5 March 2014 | (12:08)

Having taken on the 'Dragon's Den', been sent away penniless, and gone on to develop a multi-million pound internationally-successful business, there are few that would begrudge the Trunki suitcase inventor Rob Law his success.

Indeed he could almost be considered a poster boy for the hundreds of entrepreneurs across...

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Is Pussy Riot Big Enough to Lay Claim to Its Own Name?

(0) Comments | Posted 4 January 2013 | (16:49)

As The Huffington Post UK has diligently reported, a fight has broken out over the name Pussy Riot, and the odds for the band that originally sought the media eye by acts of religious hooliganism don't look good.

Applications to register the trade mark 'Pussy Riot' have been submitted...

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Has Apple Lost its Cool?

(1) Comments | Posted 22 November 2012 | (10:44)

There can be few people in the western world who have not heard of the Apple superbrand and, of those that have, few who would argue against the company being a retail phenomenon.

Consumers on a global scale have been happy to queue through the night...

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