AndrewAistrup

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5455

Andrew Aistrup advises clients on a broad range of UK intellectual property (IP) matters, with a particular focus on branding, technology, and copyright disputes. He also advises clients on life sciences regulatory issues, including pharmaceutical, medical device, clinical trial, and telehealth regulations. Andrew has experience working with multinational clients in a range of sectors, including digital gaming, aerospace, e-commerce, information technology (IT), consumer goods, and pharmaceuticals.

Over the past three years, Andrew has acted in Commercial Court litigation regarding a high-value trademark license dispute and in various High Court litigation regarding alleged video game copyright infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, patent infringement in aerospace and wireless communications, and trademark infringement. Andrew also regularly represents clients (both to defend and prosecute on behalf of clients' rights) for United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) applications and proceedings, including trademark oppositions, cancellation actions, and in the drafting of trademark applications and risk assessments.

Andrew is a member of the British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association (BLACA) and recently completed the University of Oxford Intellectual Property Law and Practice postgraduate course, which covered a wide range of intellectual property rights and commercial issues.

Experience

  • Ensign-Bickford Industries acquires Cawood Scientific LimitedJones Day advised Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. on its acquisition of Cawood Scientific Limited (Cawood).
  • Macquarie acquires Beauparc Utilities, Ireland’s largest waste management companyJones Day advised Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6 in the acquisition and financing of Beauparc Utilities, Ireland’s largest waste management company.
  • OmniMax sells Euramax Coated Products to ParcomJones Day advised OmniMax International, Inc. in the sale of its Euramax Coated Products Business, a provider of aluminum coil coating services to the architectural products, recreational vehicles, and transportation markets, to Parcom Capital.
  • Universal Weather and Aviation fuel business sold to World Fuel Services for $170 millionJones Day advised Universal Weather and Aviation in the $170 million carve-out sale of its aviation fuel business to World Fuel Services, Inc.
  • Inflexion Private Equity acquires Aspen PumpsJones Day advised Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, one of the UK's leading mid-market private equity firms, on its acquisition of the Aspen Pumps group from 3i Group plc.
  • Pepper Group to sell Pepper European Servicing to Link Group for €165 millionJones Day is advising Pepper Group Limited, a leading diversified global consumer finance business, in connection with its sale of Pepper European Servicing (PES) to Link Group.
  • Sumitomo Heavy Industries acquires InvertekJones Day advised Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. in the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Invertek Drives Ltd.
  • Roper Technologies sells Gatan to AMETEKJones Day provided antitrust advice to Roper Technologies, Inc. in its sale of microscope peripherals business Gatan, Inc. to AMETEK, Inc.
  • AGIC Capital acquires majority stake in Farsound for £115 millionJones Day advised Asia-Germany Industrial Promotion Limited ("AGIC Capital"), a European-Asian private equity fund focused on investments in high quality industrial and medical companies, in its acquisition of a majority stake in Farsound Limited and its subsidiaries, a leading provider of technology enabled supply chain solutions, from its current owner Rubicon Partners at a total enterprise value of £115 million.
  • Euroports acquired by consortium consisting of R-Logitech, PMV, and FPIMJones Day advised the management team of Euroports Holdings Sarl, in relation to the acquisition of Euroports by a consortium consisting of R-Logitech, a subsidiary of Monaco Resources Group as majority shareholder, and PMV and FPIM, two Belgian investment firms, each for an equal share and as minority shareholder.
  • ANSYS acquires Granta Design LimitedJones Day advised ANSYS, Inc., the global leader and innovator of engineering simulation software, in their acquisition of Granta Design, the premier provider of materials information technology, and Granta Design Limited has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ANSYS.