Tristan Sherliker

Intellectual Property Specialist

IP strategy is hugely important, but it's easy to overlook. At the early stage, 100% of the value of your business is in IP – your brands, designs, inventions and copyright.

Tristan is an associate at the Bird & Bird London Intellectual Property team. He works closely with investors and startups to develop a strategy, plan for the future, & avoid (and solve) legal issues. Tristan is interested in a range of sectors including online services, FinTech, fashion, retail and food & drink.


  • Intellectual property law & strategy
  • Patents & Designs
  • Development and design contracts
  • Legal issues generally
  • Branding law