Christopher Banister

Trade Mark Attorney

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

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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Manchester United sues Football Manager makers for trade mark infringement

Despite the absence of the Man Utd logo within FM, the club is suing for the use of its name.

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Does copyright subsist in the Brompton Folding Bicycle?

The Advocate General has given his preliminary opinion and Brompton will not be very happy.

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Gamers — are you paying attention? EU General Court makes key trade mark ruling

Games have gone mainstream, which has implications for the trade marks of both devs and publishers.

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