Nadine Bleach


Nadine joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in September 2012 and qualified as an associate solicitor in the intellectual property litigation department in 2014.

Since qualification, Nadine has advised on a range of complex patent disputes encompassing a variety of different subject matters, including being involved in number of patent trials at the High Court. Nadine’s background in physics makes her particularly suited to work in the technology, telecommunications and engineering sectors. Her experience includes both patent infringement and validity work as well as licence and standard essential patents disputes.

Nadine also has experience coordinating multi-jurisdictional actions in terms of both technical and strategic coordination, as well as in-house experience, having been on secondment to the in-house legal department of a prominent internet services company where she assisted on commercial and litigation matters.

Nadine has a good command of German and recently spent three months on secondment at a leading IP law firm in Germany.


  • MSci Physics, Imperial College, London
  • Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford
  • Qualified 2014


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