Our trade marks team provides innovative, commercially focussed and cost effective advice in relation to the creation, protection, maintenance, enforcement and exploitation of all aspects of a trade mark and brand, including:
- Brand clearance and searching
- Trade mark and design filing and prosecution
- Watching services
- Management of global portfolios
- Brand audits
- Trade mark, design and copyright infringement proceedings and passing off
- Trade mark oppositions
- Appeals in the UK Courts, EUIPO and CJEU
We are known for our ability to handle the most complex multi-jurisdictional trade mark disputes.
We have particular expertise in the protection of non-traditional trade marks, notably, colour and trade dress and have been involved in leading and high profile cases on the protection and enforcement of colour marks in the UK.
News & Insights
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Moore Stephens International on its global brand protection project, rebrand and corporate restructuring
Charles Russell Speechlys advised Moore Stephens International Ltd on its global reorganisation operated through Moore Global Network Ltd.
Counterfeit websites will be blocked, but there is a cost!
Peter Byrd considers the impact of the recent Supreme Court decision in the Cartier case, concerning blocking injunctions in the UK.