Thomas Chartres-Moore


  01392 210700

Thomas is a solicitor in the IP and IT team at Stephens Scown. He is also on the board of directors of Food and Drink Devon, a not-for-profit organisation set up to help quality food and drink producers based in Devon. He has over five years experience advising clients on IP and IT issues, and works with start-ups to multi-national businesses.

A self professed geek, Thomas is valued by IT clients for his intrinsic understanding of both the law and its practical application.

As an IP specialist, Thomas' work includes:

  • advice on the creation and expansion of international trade mark portfolios;
  • advising clients on legal frameworks for intellectual property exploitation such as licencing and franchising;
  • conduct and management of data verification exercises and covert test purchases;
  • planning and execution of intra-group IP restructures.

As an IT lawyer, Thomas regularly assists client with:

  • drafting and advising on IT contracts such as Software as a Service agreements and End User Licence Agreements;
  • software development and licencing agreements;
  • compliance for the online sale of goods and services;
  • data protection issues and cyber security.

Tom gave us exactly what we needed – clear, easy to understand advice without the legal jargon. He really knows his stuff and we had complete confidence that he was looking after our best interests.  We couldn’t ask for anything more.”  Lerryn Ryall of JillyRox 

Young Lawyer to Watch - Legal 500 UK 2017 - "Tom is patient, efficient, responsive and very helpful".  Legal 500 is an independent guide to the legal profession who recognises top lawyers.

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