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Gareth Price

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  • LLB — University of Sheffield
  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney/European Trade Mark Attorney
  • Professional Representative before EUIPO
  • UK Legal 500 recommended lawyer 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

Trade marks

27-05-2020

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

27-05-2020

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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Trade marks

26-05-2020

Pandemic brand protection — how consumer behaviour shifted through lockdown

Which industries were most affected by lockdown? We explore consumer trends throughout the pandemic.

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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.

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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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