Consumer and brands

Consumers today are bombarded by ‘noise’. Whether it's on the high street or social media, it's now harder for brands to stand out than ever before. It takes time, money and effort to build a strong reputation and loyal customer base. At a time when just one tag, retweet or like can propel brands to global success overnight, your names, logos, sub-brands and domains need protecting as early as possible. If you haven't put thought into protecting all aspects of your brand, both on the high street and online, you risk losing it. With IP rights, you can cultivate brand loyalty and prevent copycats and counterfeiters from stealing your creative product designs and branding.

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Case Studies

Case Study

END.

Putting an END to domain name infringement

We found a smart, low-cost, alternative way to deal with trade mark infringement for a world-famous clothing retailer.

Case Study

Mr Bingo

A full house for Mr Bingo

We found a creative, alternative way to resolve a copyright infringement dispute using the power of Instagram.

Case Study

Regent’s University London

Protecting a brand against an aggressive claimant

An aggressive approach to legal action doesn’t always work out well, as one University discovered by having its trade mark rights revoked.

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Brand diversification — trade mark considerations when launching new product or service lines

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Undisclosed disclaimers — a bittersweet lesson from the EPO?

A recent decision highlights the pitfalls of using undisclosed disclaimers in patent claims.

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Nutricosmetics — you are what you eat

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Meet our team

Akber Ahmed

Trade Mark Assistant - Leeds

Alan Fiddes

Managing Partner - Leeds

Dr Alan Jones

Partner - Cardiff

Alison Cole

Senior Trade Mark Attorney - London

Alison Simpson

Managing Partner - London | Milton Keynes

Anna Szpek

Senior Trade Mark Attorney - London

Annabel Hanratty

Trade Mark Attorney - Cardiff

Dr Christine Lund-Beck

Senior Trade Mark Attorney - Milton Keynes

Christopher Banister

Trade Mark Attorney - London

Gareth Price

Partner - Leeds

Dr Garry Stuttard

Partner - Leeds

Ian Byworth

Partner - Newcastle

Dr Jenny Smith

Patent Assistant - Leeds

Mark Green

Partner - London

Martin Vinsome

Partner - Newcastle

Dr Neil Pawlyn

Partner - Cardiff

Tom Baker

Partner - Cardiff

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