Disputes and litigation

Client Testimonial
“We found Gareth Price both professional and knowledgeable. UDL's service to us, as a new UK drinks business with the world's first Skinny Lager (and making sure that we can protect the name globally in our class of goods) is invaluable to ensure that we stay ahead of the competition and protect our IP.”

Sales Director and Co-Founder, SkinnyBrands Ltd

Challenges and attacks on your brand can come in many different forms and require a variety of responses to ensure that they are dealt with as quickly and as efficiently as possible. In addition, trade mark cases might also involve a number of overlapping issues involving company names, domain names, Adword and keyword issues, online platform sales problems and/or patent, copyright and design infringements.

How we can help

In many cases, we’ve found that using alternative and/or complementary routes such as company name tribunals, the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy system, online retailers’ dispute systems as well as working with customs and trading standards, are all effective tools in preventing misuse of our clients’ brands.

Whether we need to apply to the court for an order to prevent infringing use, or make use of an alternative route, we’ll discuss with you what you’re trying to achieve, whether it will be possible and what it will cost.

Key people

Meet some of our trade marks team.

Alan Fiddes

Managing Partner - Leeds

Alison Simpson

Managing Partner - London | Milton Keynes

Gareth Price

Partner - Leeds

Alison Cole

Senior Trade Mark Attorney - London

Annabel Hanratty

Trade Mark Attorney - Cardiff

Sharon Kirby

Senior Trade Mark Attorney - Leeds

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