Our team #2 (COPY)

Management team

Natalia Korek

Natalia is based in London and heads the UK & European operations. She is an Intellectual Property lawyer advising clients on IP strategy, management and filing tactics. Her focus is on helping clients develop sustainable trade mark strategies to maximise the value of their brand. She has extensive experience in managing trade mark portfolios in Europe, USA, as well as across various jurisdictions in APAC. Natalia holds a Master in Laws from the University of Wrocław.

Natalia Korek

Managing Director, Basck UK & EU, IP Strategist

Marcelo Motta

Dr. Motta works on projects involving technology strategy and commercialisation, including IP landscaping, roadmapping and IP valuation. Previously, he worked as Technology Manager in the Chemical Industry and as an academic researcher at the University of Cambridge. Marcelo has a PhD in Materials Science and an Executive MBA, part of the CTES Chevening fellowship programme led by London Business School.

Marcelo Motta

Managing Partner, Basck UK, IP Strategist

Christian Bunke

Christian is a senior European Trade Mark and Design Attorney, founder and Chairman of the Basck Group, leading operations in the United Kingdom, India and Poland. Christian started his career as a patent attorney in Sweden, moving into start-ups and higher management positions at CPA Global and CVON, where he was involved in building and commercialising patent portfolios. Christian has an MBA from the University of Cambridge.

Christian Bunke

Chairman, Basck Global, IP Strategist

Govind Kedia

Govind leads the New Delhi office with a team of patent attorneys, patent engineers, paralegal and IP management specialists. Govind has experience in projects involving IP landscape and management, competitor analysis and technology roadmapping. He has previously worked for CPA Global, providing IP support services, heading teams of IP professionals and specialists.

Govind Kedia

Managing Director, Basck India, IP Strategist

Agnieszka Musiał

Agnieszka is a specialist Intellectual Property lawyer operating in Wroclaw, Poland. She oversees the European operations. Aga works on projects related to trade marks, design rights and legal agreements (licensing, NDAs etc). Aga is also involved in aspects of IP drafting, filing and management. Previously, she worked at Polish law firms in the fields of corporate, data protection, consumer protection and IT law. Aga holds a Master in Laws degree from the University of Wrocław.

Agnieszka Musiał

General Manager, Basck Europe, Patent Attorney Trainee

Patent and trade mark team

Simon Carobene

Simon is a European Patent Attorney with experience working across all areas of chemistry, materials science, and mechanical engineering. Prior to joining Basck, Simon worked for over five years at a patent attorney firm. He was also seconded part-time to a leading nano-coating technology company, which gave him a strong understanding of the challenges faced by in-house counsel. Simon has a PhD in synthetic organic chemistry from the University of Bristol, where his research focused on the development of a novel class of antibiotics. He previously obtained a first-class MChem degree from Cardiff University.

Simon Carobene

European Patent Attorney

John Hård

John is a European Patent Attorney with over 20 years of experience in various IP roles.
John has substantial experience in patenting software, control systems and user interface technologies. He prepares and prosecutes patent applications primarily in the telecom disciplines and computer science disciplines, as well as in mechanical disciplines.
As a tutor John has extensive practice in training patent engineer staff, project team leaders and managers in patent matters and also has substantial experience in conducting workshops and project reviews for identifying inventions and for developing design around solutions.

John Hård

European Patent Attorney

Göran Gustavsson

Göran is a Swedish patent attorney and the head of Basck Scandinavia. He has more than 30 years experience of helping companies with their patent portfolios, IP commercialisation and strategic development of innovation. Göran with Gipon Konsult AB joined Basck in May 2019. Göran previously worked as a Business Support Manager in Awapatent AB.

Göran Gustavsson

Swedish Patent Attorney

Prajwal Nirwan

Praj is a business-oriented European Patent Attorney with over 12 years of experience in multifaceted IP roles. He has worked extensively in both private practice and the industry. He has worked in close collaboration with various inventors, business executives, and IP professionals in multiple jurisdictions, most notably in the UK, Europe, US and India. He has unique global perspective on both legal and commercial aspects of IP. Praj is proficient in patent drafting and prosecution, patent analytics, IP strategy, and portfolio management. His technical expertise is in Electronics and ICT and takes special interest in cleantech and green innovations, being an avid environmental enthusiast.

Prajwal Nirwan

European Patent Attorney

Dr. Elena Lasterra

Dr. Lasterra, is a senior European Patent Attorney (EPA) with extensive experience working on complex challenges associated with the areas of pharmaceuticals, drug re-profiling, repurposing or repositioning, new chemical entities (NCEs) and new medical uses. She also advises clients on freedom to operate, validity, competitor IP analysis and IP due diligence. Elena holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Imperial College London.

Dr. Elena Lasterra

European Patent Attorney

Dr. David Greenleaf

Dr. Greenleaf is a senior European Patent Attorney (EPA) working on coordination of patent filings, prosecution and oppositions. David has extensive experience in commercially strategic aspects of IP in the areas of patent procurement and freedom to operate. David has built his career for 30 years at 3M UK, with focus on life sciences, drug delivery, and medical devices. David has a PhD in Surface Chemistry from the University of Bristol.

Dr. David Greenleaf

European Patent Attorney

Katarzyna Wit

Ms. Wit is a specialist Intellectual Property lawyer operating in Wroclaw, Poland. Kasia works on projects related to patents, portfolio management and IP due diligence. Prior to joining Basck, Kasia worked as a legal communication specialist at Credit Suisse and in court & enforcement proceedings at Noble Bank S.A. Kasia holds a Master in Laws from the University of Wrocław.

Katarzyna Wit

Patent Attorney Trainee

Karolina Ładysz

Ms. Ładysz is a specialised IP lawyer. Prior to joining the firm, Karolina worked as a tax associate at PwC Poland, focusing primarily on international taxation and transfer pricing matters. She was also involved in projects related to trade mark licensing and M&A due diligence. Karolina holds a Law (LLB) degree from Lancaster University, UK, and a graduate diploma from Daniel Morgan Graduate School in Washington DC, USA.

Karolina Ładysz

IP Consultant

Mark Cooper

Mark is an IP Consultant based in Cambridge, UK, who specialises in chemistry and medical devices. He is a trainee UK & European Patent Attorney who handles patent, trademark and community design matters across multiple jurisdictions. Mark holds a Master of Chemistry degree from the University of Warwick and has previously worked as a Research & Development Scientist in the field of biotechnology.

Mark Cooper

IP Consultant, Paralegal

Natalia Rakowska

Ms. Rakowska spent 7 years as an IP Protection Specialist in Allegro.pl, working in the anti-counterfeiting department. Natalia has a great deal of experience in brand enforcement, particularly trade mark and design infringement matters relating to online marketplaces. Natalia holds a Master degree in Biotechnology from the Poznań University of Life Sciences.

Natalia Rakowska

IP Consultant, Anti-Counterfeiting

Robin Ashdown

Robin is based in Cambridge and holds a Masters in Intellectual Property Management from Queen Mary University of London. Robin has a background in Biomedical Sciences and is looking to undertake his Patent Attorney qualifying examinations in due course.

Robin Ashdown

IP Technical Associate

Kamila Brylak-Hudyma

Kamila operates in Wrocław (Poland). Before joining Basck she worked i.a. as a paralegal and lawyer at the law offices providing legal and business services to Polish and foreign entrepreneurs. She was also engaged in projects related to IP law (in particular regarding trade marks and copyright). Kamila is a PhD student and trainee attorney-at-law in Wrocław Bar Association of Attorneys-at-Law.

Kamila Brylak-Hudyma

IP Consultant

Operations

Monika Dąbrowska

Monika has been working for many years as a Financial Controller. Her academic background and suitable experience has allowed her to influence the optimisation of companies processes, increase efficiency, as well as create a reliable reporting system with the appropriate cost allocation structure. She is focusing on a comprehensive and clear-cut presentation of the results and supporting our day to day operations.

Monika Dąbrowska

Accounts

Ewa Bielawska

Ewa is part of our inter-office Filing team and is responsible for making submissions to various Intellectual Property Offices. She has almost 15 years experience of working in administration and office management. Ewa holds a Master of Tourism degree from the University of Physical Education in Wroclaw.

Ewa Bielawska

Filing Executive

Ewelina Czech-Binkowska

Ewelina is part of our inter-office Filing team and is responsible for making submissions to various Intellectual Property Offices.

Ewelina Czech-Binkowska

Filing Executive

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