Brabners LLP

Intellectual Property Department

North West
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What the team is known for Encompasses strength in commercialisation agreements and contentious matters including trade mark, design right and patent disputes. Acts for clients across a wide range of industries, including sports, retail and healthcare. Also highlighted for its activity in software and tech circles, with a particular specialism being computer software and games. Recommended for trade mark portfolio management and registry proceedings.

Strengths A source says: "Brabners are excellent. They have a pragmatic approach to the law and are all about getting the job done."

Another reports: "They have the expertise, their values are in tune with ours and they make us feel like we're their only client."

Work highlights Acted for FAUN Trackway and FAUN Zoeller in relation to a trade mark infringement action in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court and the maintenance of FAUN Zoeller’s US trade mark portfolio.

Notable practitioners

Colin Bell
heads the firm's intellectual property team and offers a wealth of experience with transactional IP, portfolio management and contentious matters.
"Colin is extremely helpful and has a very sound knowledge of our business."

Managing partner
Nik White
brings significant experience to the table and is well versed in IP, IT and all manner of commercial technology matters. He is a noted authority on the interplay between the sports industry, gaming and computer science.