Marks & Clerk bolsters UK offering by promoting Cambridge associate into partnership


Marks & Clerk, one of the world’s leading international intellectual property service providers, has brought one of its Cambridge associates into partnership.

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Esther Ford is a (UK) Chartered and European Patent Attorney. She specialises in patent matters relating to Internet Service Provision, Oil/Gas recovery, Semiconductor Devices, and the Internet of Things. Esther has over 13 years’ experience in the patent profession.

Esther’s promotion coincides with that of two other Marks & Clerk associates; Jonathan Stafford, a patent attorney based in the Manchester office, and John Ferdinand, a Trade Mark Attorney based in the Birmingham office.

David Ward, UK Managing Partner comments: “We are delighted to welcome Esther, Jonathan and John into partnership. Each of them is widely celebrated for the quality of counsel they provide to clients and these promotions are both reflective of their contribution to the business and our ongoing commitment to investing in our people and the firm.”



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