Nick Aries

Nick Aries

Nick Aries is a EU/UK IP partner located in international law firm Bird & Bird's San Francisco representative office. Nick advises on EU and UK copyright, trade mark and design, and trade secrets matters, with a particular focus on IP issues arising out of online and other digital businesses.

For more information or to contact Nick, please visit his Firm Profile Page.


Posts by Nick Aries


Is Europe really (*still*) moving away from protecting platforms and internet intermediaries?

This time last year, the combination of the Commission's September 2017 Communication and the proposed Article 13 of the draft Copyright Directive led some to conclude that Europe was …
By Nick Aries
1 month ago 0

Is Europe really moving away from protecting Online platforms?

The media and political debate continues to rage: should new obligations be put on online platforms and other internet intermediaries to try to limit the availability of …
By Nick Aries
1 year ago 0

Digital Single Market: EU-wide consultation on online platforms has launched

The Consultation is part of the Commission's assessment of the role of online platforms, promised in its Communication on a Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe (DSM) …
By Nick Aries
3 years ago 0

Overcoming obstacles when enforcing your descriptive brand in the UK and rest of Europe

We've all been there. The Marketing team comes up with a shortlist of branding ideas for the latest product or service – and at the top of the …
By Nick Aries
3 years ago 0

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