Our 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 & Brazil, 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

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

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

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

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

Mark Cooper

Mr. Cooper, before joining Basck, worked as a Research Assistant at Mologic, working in a team to develop a COPD diagnostic device for a clinical trial. His role centred upon researching and developing immunoassays to be incorporated into the device. He was also engaged in tasks involving the commercialisation of the final product and implementing cost-saving changes during the product development process. He has also expanded my role to utilise my expertise within the chemistry team. Mark holds a First Class Master of Chemistry degree from the University of Warwick.

Mark Cooper

IP Consultant, Paralegal

Adrianna Wolańska

Ms. Wolańska is currently doing a Master's degree (LLM) in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary University of London. Previously Adrianna completed an Erasmus + Traineeship where she obtained legal experience in an IP Law firm in Madrid. She worked with various IP cases on the European and International level. Adrianna holds a Law degree (LLB Hons) from City, University of London with a study abroad programme at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia.

Adrianna Wolańska

IP Consultant, Paralegal

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

Dr. Timothy Norris

Dr. Norris is a senior European Patent Attorney (EPA) who leads the patent activities at Basck. Tim works in projects involving patent filings and prosecution covering a range of technology areas such as engineering, physics and software. Previously, he has acquired extensive knowledge in commercial and substantive aspects of Intellectual Property working in the UK, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. Tim has a PhD in Physics from the University of Cambridge.

Dr. Timothy Norris

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

Simon Reeves

Mr. Reeves is a qualified Trademark Attorney and Barrister with over 30 years’ experience in commercial practice, focused on the protection and enforcement of Trademarks. Simon headed up the Trade Mark Departments for Allied Domecq plc, Astrazeneca plc and Syngenta Ag. Throughout his career Simon has been an active member of practitioner associations focused on trademarks including INTA, MARQUES, PTMG and ECTA. He was part of the Management Team of ECTA from 2004-2010, serving as its President from 2008-2010

Simon Reeves

UK Trade Mark Attorney, Barrister

Fábio Lopes Pinto

Fábio coordinates all client-related activities at Basck in Brazil and Latin America. He is a specialist in strategic management of Intellectual Property and competitive Intelligence in corporate businesses. Fábio has extensive experience in the construction of technology strategies to support production processes, R&D and strategic decision makers. He worked for over 20 years in corporate industrial production environments holding different positions that included management functions in R&D, new business development as well as University-Company collaborative projects. Fábio holds degrees in Metallurgical Engineering, an MSc in Innovation and Intellectual Property, and an MBA.

Fábio Lopes Pinto

Director of Operations, Basck Brazil, MSc, MBA

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