Berwin Leighton Paisner Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is pulling out of trademark licensing and disputes work, with a team including intellectual property (IP) head Simon Clark leaving as the firm continues to refocus on its core sectors.

Clark is set to join London firm Bristows at the start of the new financial year, alongside trade mark attorney Ian Gruselle and seven other lawyers and support staff. Clark has spent 13 years at BLP after joining from Addleshaw Goddard in late 2003.