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John Burns


  • Location: Manchester
  • Email: John Burns
  • Direct Telephone: +44 (0) 161 836 7923
  • Direct Fax: +44 (0) 161 836 7701
  • Mobile: +44 (0) 7909 910 816


John’s main areas of expertise are intellectual property exploitation, franchising, brand licensing, commercial agreements, competition law, sports and media.


His uncluttered and commercially focused approach has won him praise when dealing with high profile, high value matters. John is an established speaker at various brand licensing seminars both in the UK and abroad and is a director of the Manchester Fashion Network.


John enjoys playing ice hockey and helping his daughters achieve success in gymnastics and figure skating.