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IP expertise for Fashion

Brand Protection, Management and Enforcement

  • UK, European Union trade mark (CTM), and international trade mark filings
  • UK and EU registered design (RCD) filings
  • Brand clearance – from “identical-hit” screening searches to co-ordination of larger clearance projects
  • UK and EU trade mark office opposition, invalidity and revocation actions and assistance with the preparation of tailored, pertinent evidence
  • Trade mark, design, and copyright infringement matters 
  • Intellectual property licensing, including complex co-partnering issues and franchising 
  • Advertising, marketing/promotions and sponsorship (on and off-line)
  • Product endorsement and merchandising
  • Data protection and privacy issues
  • Brand co-existence, delimitation and brand-sharing agreements
  • Intellectual property assignment, audit and acquisition projects
  • General terms of trade, distribution and services agreement
  • Handling of large, complex and high profile intellectual property disputes that cross borders 
  • Intellectual property infringement on the Internet including domain name arbitrations
  • Domain name policy and the protection of rights mechanisms on the Internet
  • Anti-counterfeiting activities, enforcement and the seizure of unauthorised goods, including liaising across the EU with Customs and other relevant authorities in order to register clients’ intellectual property rights
  • Breach of confidence actions
  • Search and Seizure Orders
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Simon Bennett
Direct dial: +44 (0)20 7614 2522


  • Top Ranked Chambers UK 2014 - Leading Firm
  • Ranked in Chambers Europe 2013 - Leading Individual
  • Ranked in Chambers Global 2014 - Leading Firm
  • Legal 500 - Leading Firm
  • The Lawyer UK 200 - Listed Firm
  • The Law Society Excellence Awards 2012 - Shortlisted
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