Francesco Dionisio
BBC Studios

Francesco is a UK qualified Solicitor and a Registered European Lawyer with specific academic (LL.M) and professional experience in Intellectual Property Law. As a Content & Brand Protection Lawyer at BBC Studios, Francesco provides legal advice in intellectual property matters and assists in the management of BBC Studios’ global trade mark portfolio and antipiracy cases. Prior to BBC Studios, he worked at the Walt Disney Company in the Anti-Piracy group, where he managed digital and physical anti-piracy cases across EMEA, Russia and CIS territories.

David Gilroy
Stuff & Things

David Gilroy is our Managing Director of Stuff & Things (aka Managing Director). He is one of the company’s founders & has personally worked with over 300 law firms on their digital marketing strategies including website design, email marketing, lead conversion, social media, SEO, PPC and CRM. He is an acknowledged, engaging, challenging, popular & occasionally rude presenter at legal marketing & in-house seminars all over the UK.

Diane Hamer
BBC Studios

Diane is an Australian qualified solicitor. Prior to becoming a lawyer Diane worked in TV production in the UK, and on qualification specialised in IP particularly in a media context. She worked in private practice in Sydney before moving to Lovells to join its TMT practice. From there she moved to the BBC and later to BBC Studios, where she heads up BBC Studios’ Content and Brand Protection team.

Dan Kayne
Network Rail

Dan is married to Sandra with 2 children Oliver (5) and Niamh (1). He is General Counsel for the Regions team at Network Rail which owns, operates and maintains the national rail infrastructure.

In the 3 years since taking up his current role, Dan and his team have become closely aligned to the needs of the business, placing the customer at the heart of the team’s strategy and delivering against a vision of ‘consistently exceeding customer expectations’. To achieve this vision, the team’s focus has been increasingly on how they deliver their service rather than what they deliver.

More recently Dan has brought together a number of senior leaders across the industry to focus on the transforming the training and development of lawyers industry-wide. This is designed to create more all-rounded ‘O Shaped’ lawyers who will be better equipped to meet the demands placed on them in an increasingly disrupted and changing sector.

Tim Ti

Tim joined INCOPRO as a Brand Protection analyst in 2015 before becoming a Brand Protection Team Leader. He specialises in enforcement of online IP infringements on marketplaces, social media, websites and app stores. Leading a team of analysts, he provides effective and data driven enforcement strategies on a diverse range of clients, ranging from FMCG, phone accessories and confectionery to fashion, engineering and media sectors. As a native Mandarin speaker, he also advises on best enforcement practices for platforms in Greater China.