Charles Russell Speechlys

Intellectual Property Department

London (Firms)
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What the team is known for Highly regarded for trade mark prosecution and IP-led transactions such as licence agreements and joint venture formations. Also assists with the treatment of IP assets in M&A deals. Well known for misuse of confidential information disputes, and particularly litigation concerning non-traditional trade marks.

Strengths A client says: "They're excellent - very knowledgeable, pragmatic and their expertise has made our lives a lot easier."

Work highlights Co-ordinated a number of trade mark oppositions and domain name disputes on behalf of Wagamama in various EU and Middle Eastern jurisdictions as the client continues its international expansion.

Notable practitioners

Mary Bagnall is particularly noted for her experience advising on the registration, commercialisation and protection of non-standard trade marks. A client says: "She takes a clear view and gives practical advice."