Panelist Profile


Brian Cordery

Bristows LLP, Joint Head of Patent Litigation (UK)


Brian Cordery is the Joint Head of Patent Litigation. He specialises in intellectual property dispute resolution with a focus on patent litigation in the life sciences sector. Brian has more than 20 years’ experience of litigating patents for successful pharmaceutical products – predominantly for originators. He has also handled patent cases for other sectors including electronics and consumer goods.


Brian is presently engaged in a life cycle management project for one of the world's best–selling pharmaceutical products. This involves the co–ordination of legal teams in more than forty countries across the world to ensure that optimal strategy is pursued at both global and local levels. He is also involved in several intellectual property cases in the English Courts across a broad range of industry sectors.