Gareth Price

Partner - Trade marks

  • LLB — University of Sheffield
  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney
  • UK Legal 500 recommended lawyer 2021
  • World Trademark Review 1000 Recommended 2021
  • Managing Intellectual Property (IP Stars) notable practitioner 2021

Gareth has extensive experience of advising clients on the creation and implementation of brand protection strategies and global brand portfolio management. In addition to trade mark clearance and global registration, he handles a significant amount of contentious trade mark and design matters and IP-focussed corporate transactions.

Gareth acts for a diverse range of clients, from SMEs to multinational corporations, in many industries but with a particular emphasis on those involved in retail, hospitality, healthcare, media, engineering and agricultural.

Gareth advises a growing number of Chinese businesses on the registration of their brands and in contentious matters before the UKIPO and EUIPO.

Gareth entered the profession in 1999. He joined UDL in 2007 and became a partner in 2014.

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Articles by Gareth Price

IP tips


Creative agencies: how and why to protect your intellectual property

Read our complete guide to IP for creatives and learn how to protect your brand and client work.

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Trade marks


Pandemic brand protection — advice and opportunities for brand owners

We look at the steps that brand owners need to take to maintain the asset value of their brands.

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Trade marks


Pandemic brand protection — the threat of counterfeiters and price gouging

Bad actors, including counterfeiters and price gougers, looked to make a quick buck during lockdown.

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Case studies by Gareth Price

Case Study

Shanghai Balance Automotive Equipment Co Ltd

Trade mark disputes — keep the faith (and your email records)

When a client’s distributor acted in bad faith, we successfully cancelled its trade marks by working closely with our client and its Chinese counsel.

Case Study

Crumbs Martech Ltd

Following the copyright crumb trail

When you commission an agency to work on a project, it's important to keep control of your IP — which is hard to achieve with a 'DIY' legal agreement.

Case Study

Anonymous creative agency

Client won't pay? Let us take it away...

Find out how an understanding of IP rights helped a creative agency get paid for its work after a client refused to pay.

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