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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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12-05-2020

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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Trade marks

26-11-2019

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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Trade marks

06-08-2019

Ion Maiden — new video game alleged to infringe heavy metal band’s trade mark

A recent case highlights the value of avoiding tongue-in-cheek names for new products and brands...

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