Specialist brand protection and trade mark lawyers
Blake Morgan’s specialist Brand Protection and Trade Mark team are experts in all aspects of worldwide brand protection and trade marks.
Our experts include a dual-qualified Solicitor and Chartered Trade Mark Attorney as well as a CITMA-qualified Paralegal and can assist you in developing, clearing, protecting, exploiting, enforcing and maintaining your brand, or brands, throughout the world.
Main Areas Of Practice
Our team of specialist brand protection and trade mark lawyers advises clients on all aspects of brand protection and trade marks, including:
Our specialist Trade Mark team will work closely with you throughout the creation of your brand name/logo to ensure that it is protectable and registrable.
Before using/seeking to register a brand name/logo our specialist trade mark lawyers will advise you as to an appropriate clearance strategy to highlight any third party rights that may restrict the use of your chosen trade mark either now or in the future.
Using our network of agents around the world our expert trade mark lawyers can devise a protection strategy to ensure that you secure valuable trade mark registrations for your chosen trade mark.
Our experienced Trade Mark team can assist you with enforcing your trade mark rights around the world, including by monitoring any new applications for similar marks, monitoring competitors or counterfeiters impacting on your brand, and enforce the brand through Registry proceedings and where necessary the courts, including claims before the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court ("IPEC"), the High Court and in courts outside of the UK.
Our trade mark lawyers work closely with you to understand your business goals to identify ways to exploit your brand to include licensing arrangements.
Securing your trade marks is just the start and our specialist Trade Mark team advise on all aspects of portfolio management to ensure that your portfolio works for you and is maintained throughout the life of the registrations.
Our specialist brand protection and trade mark lawyers advise and act for businesses from start-ups to multinationals, as well as advising numerous foreign associates on brand protection and trade marks in the UK. Through our network of foreign associates we can assist clients with brand protection and trade marks throughout the world.
“The team at Blake Morgan demonstrates the same level of skill and ability in trademarks that you see from the top London outfits.”
- WTR 1000 2019
“The firm is not just a cost-effective option but a top-quality one too, which is why it attracts a long list of domestic and international clients and secures excellent results for them.”
- WTR 1000 2019
Advising a retail client on a worldwide trade mark clearance and protection programme for a new brand.
Co-ordinating and supervising a significant piece of international trade mark litigation through our extensive network of agents.
Negotiating the settlement of a long-standing trade mark dispute by way of a co-existence arrangement.
Awards and Accolades
We are members of the International Trademark Association and ranked in WTR 1000 2019.
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