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Ewen Mitchell is an intellectual property and data protection consultant based in the London office. He advises clients on all aspects of IP and data protection law, with a focus on IP dispute resolution, strategic IP advice, and the IP aspects of international transactions. He has practised in England and France.

He also frequently advises EU and other businesses on compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the requirements for certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, and the data protection aspects of corporate transactions, including those with complex data transfer implications.

Ewen’s previous experience includes trade mark filing and prosecution, and trade mark design and patent litigation before the English High Court and Court of Appeal and the Tribunal de Grande Instance, Paris.

Ewen’s work and experience spans all sectors, but he has particular experience in the pharmaceutical, medical device, motor vehicle, online, and mobile technology sectors.



  • Represented Black Dragon Capital in connection with its acquisition of Grass Valley, a leading technology supplier of advanced broadcast and media solutions, with operations in over 20 different jurisdictions worldwide.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, The Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Visiting Lecturer, Intellectual Property Law, University of Cergy-Pontoise, Paris


  • Legal Practice Course (LPC), BPP Law School (London), 2004
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), BPP Law School (London), 2003
  • BSc., Physics, The University of Birmingham, 2002
  • England and Wales
  • French, Fluent
  • Portuguese, Conversational