Liveryman Kelly Hudson has been announced as the new owner of intellectual property specialist law firm, McDaniels Law.

Kelly, who is a specialist in trade mark law, is now the appointed lead intellectual property specialist at the firm, which works closely with IP lobby group Anti Copying in Design (ACID).

ACID CEO Dids Macdonald OBE., said: “The team and I have worked with Kelly for nearly two decades. She is a steadfast champion of creative ingenuity. ACID, at the forefront in safeguarding IP rights consistently appreciate her unwavering commitment to protecting the ideas and innovations that form the bedrock of a successful modern creative economy. The McDaniels team, led now by Kelly always go the extra mile, especially in initial pro-bono work offered to our members.”

Kelly Hudson

Kelly said: It is a very exciting time for us all here at the firm and we look forward to continuing to serve clients and support the creative community as a whole. We have long worked with ACID and I personally probably most enjoy attending trade fairs along with ACID, meeting members face to face and giving on the spot advice on legal issues to meet commercial aims. We are hoping to continue to strengthen our bond with ACID moving forwards and will continue to build on the stellar reputation the firm already enjoys in doing so. The entire team here is committed to supporting ACID members to protect, exploit and, when necessary, enforce their IP rights to maximum effect.”

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