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Cleveland Scott York

Intellectual Property

1 ranked lawyersBand 3UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Celebrated trade mark practice advising on applications, oppositions and infringement disputes. Also recommended for patent matters involving life sciences, engineering and electronics technology. Has a deep bench across technologies and brands as well as an office in Brussels.

Strengths

One client describes the team as "highly skilled subject matter experts who explain not only the substantive law but also what tactical and strategic choices need to be made to get the best outcome."

A source counts "incredible depth of knowledge and attention to detail" among the firm's strengths.

Work highlights

Represented VesselsValue in obtaining trade mark protection for its primary brand, and in the successful defence of an objection made by the UKIPO.

Notable practitioners

Jonathan Clegg is a trade mark attorney relied upon by household-name and emerging brands to file and enforce their rights before registries, to support them in litigation and to advise on anti-counterfeiting programmes. Recent instructions have come from clients in pharmaceuticals, engineering and consumer goods. ,"Jonathan is extremely good at reducing complex language into straightforward and easy-to-understand segments. He also is very good at finding pragmatic solutions."

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Intellectual Property: Trade Mark Attorneys


Jonathan Clegg
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