Before joining Bray & Krais as an associate in October 2023, Jonathan trained and worked in the Intellectual Property team at leading international firm Clifford Chance, qualifying in 2021.

Jonathan is experienced in advising a range of clients on copyright law, licensing and commercial agreements. In 2023, Jonathan obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Law and Practice from the University of Oxford, and has featured as an expert on issues regarding music, AI and copyright in Fortune magazine.

Before pursuing a career in law, Jonathan studied Music at the University of Cambridge, and completed a Masters in Musicology at King’s College London, mainly focused on popular music. His background as a musician combined with his legal knowledge helps him provide expert and practical advice to clients.



Ed Sheeran wins second Copyright Case over ‘Thinking Out Loud’ dispute less than 2 weeks after first trial win

Yesterday evening, U.S. District Judge Louis Stanton issued a reversal on his own ruling and dismissed a second case brought by Structured Asset Sales, an entity owned by David Pullman, whic...

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Bray & Krais’ client Ed Sheeran wins U.S. “Thinking Out Loud” copyright dispute.

A jury in a New York District Court today found Ed Sheeran not guilty of infringing ‘Let’s Get It On’ written by Ed Townsend and Marvin Gaye, after hearing testimony from both sides ov...

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Faber Music acquires Manners McDade

We are happy to share the news of the successful sale of Manners McDade‘s music composer agency and publishing company to Faber Music. Acting for the sellers, we are proud to have pl...

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