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Annabel Hanratty

Trade Mark Attorney

  • BA (Hons) Irish Studies — history, literature and politics — University of Liverpool
  • LLM Intellectual and Industrial Property Law — University of Glamorgan
  • Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice — Queen Mary College, University of London — winner of Director’s prize for best overall results
  • Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice — Nottingham Trent University — winner of Director’s prize for best overall results
  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney/European Trade Mark Attorney

Annabel works on a broad range of trade mark matters including clearance, filing and prosecution of applications, advising on corporate trade mark portfolios, filing and defending opposition and cancellation actions and recording transactions. She also assists with copyright and design matters.

Annabel entered the profession in 2012 with UDL.

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Articles by Annabel Hanratty

Trade marks

07-03-2019

Six steps your business should take to protect its brands

Every business has a valuable brand that should be protected. Here are six key steps to take.

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Trade marks

16-01-2019

BIG MAC trade mark McCancelled

In a real David vs Goliath trade mark dispute, McDonald's BIG MAC registration has been cancelled.

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Trade marks

20-12-2018

Christmas trade mark troubles — how could Santa protect his image?

Santa's fed up of people exploiting his image each year. What IP rights and options does he have?

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