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Christopher Banister

Trade Mark Attorney

  • MA (Hons) Economics — University of Aberdeen
  • PG Certificate in Intellectual Property — Bournemouth University

Chris acts for a variety of clients across a wide range of commercial sectors. He regularly advises clients on all aspects of trade mark law and always endeavours to adopt a pragmatic commercial approach to every case he’s involved with. His background in economics means that Chris deeply appreciates the business need to remain competitive in the global marketplace. He always strives to provide clients with the best advice, so that they may effectively protect and enforce their brands on the international stage. Chris qualified as a Trade Mark Attorney in 2018.

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Articles by Christopher Banister

IP tips

03-10-2018

​Should I trade mark my business name?

Four key considerations to help you decide whether you should trade mark the name of your business.

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Trade marks

17-09-2018

LOL, WTF, FOMO, NBD — P&G gets down with the kids

Have you ever looked at a bottle of Febreze and wished it would make you ROFL?

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Trade marks

17-08-2018

A debranding debacle — EU customs warehousing and trade mark rights

EU customs warehousing provides no safe harbour for ‘debranding’ importers.

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