New IP Director Joins Swindell & Pearson


Bondholder and patent and trade mark attorney firm Swindell & Pearson has appointed patent attorney Marcus Cavalier as IP director, as part of their continued growth plans.

A qualified European and UK patent attorney as well as a patent litigator; Marcus entered the patent profession in 1994 and has worked in-house at Black and Decker as well as in private practice. 

I’ve found Derby to be a very welcoming and friendly city and I’ve been thoroughly impressed by the professional set up of Swindell & Pearson. This opportunity was exactly the right fit for me and I’m looking forward to helping local businesses protect their valuable inventions.
— Marcus Cavalier, IP Director

Paul Higgin, head of Swindell & Pearson’s hi-tech team, said: “Marcus is a key hire for our firm and brings a great range of skills and experience that will fit in well with our existing team.

"We were looking for someone who had the right blend of commercial acumen and commitment to high-quality that all of our clients have come to expect of us. We’re very pleased that Marcus has joined us”.

Swindell & Pearson have also promoted Patent Advisor Tim Gilbert to associate.