Wildbore & Gibbons LLP are trade mark specialists. Since 1887 our clients have trusted us to protect, monitor and defend their valuable identities and product names.

Unlike other lawyers, we work exclusively in trade marks and designs. Because we’re trade mark specialists, we’ll guide you effortlessly through the legal maze. Our expertise saves you time and money while ensuring comprehensive protection for your trade marks and the visual features of your products.

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Team News Wildbore & Gibbons 2016

August 10th, 2016

Wildbore & Gibbons LLP are delighted to announce that Sarah Talland has become a partner in the firm as of July 2016.

“Sarah has been an integral member of the team and an invaluable colleague since joining the firm and her promotion is fully deserved” said Janella Barr, partner at the firm.

Sarah read law at Cambridge before joining the firm in 2011 and says “I very much look forward to my new role at such an exciting time in the growth of the firm and our client base”

Wildbore & Gibbons are one of the longest established Trade Mark firms in the UK tracing their roots back to 1887.

“A knowledgeable and practical trade mark specialist”

The Legal 500

For more information please contact

john.kennedy@wildbore.eu

 

Export Markets and Brand Protection

July 18th, 2016

Expanding businesses often find themselves developing new market places across the world. Planning all the elements of an export strategy can often leave brand protection until last. We advise a trade mark audit and brand protection review as a crucial aspect of any export strategy.

For more information please feel free to contact us

John Kennedy

john.kennedy@wildbore.eu

Some of our clients

Elemis

Wildbore & Gibbons LLP have been acting for the Elemis spa and skincare brand since the inception of the business in 1989. Elemis treatments are available through a network of over 1200 spas and salons around the world, including flagship day spas in London, Miami and Hong Kong.

Pinewood Studios logo

Pinewood Studios’ ”Spotlight” logo is known to cinema goers all over the world.  The “Spotlight” was the inspiration for the architectural design for the new landmark entrance to the studios, opened by Her Majesty the Queen in November 2007.  The logo is a registered trade mark for film and television production facilities.

economist

The “masthead” of the magazine, The Economist, is an internationally famous registered trade mark.  The Economist.com logo which identifies the publisher’s website is also a registered trade mark, covering, among other goods and services, the electronic delivery of information.

Aviva logo

When CGNU, the parent of the major insurance company, Norwich Union, decided to adopt a new name for the Group in 2000, Wildbore & Gibbons LLP was engaged to undertake clearance searches among registered trade marks, company names, domain names and names in use globally.

 

rayne_page_header_logo

 

Rayne Shoes was founded by Henry & Mary Rayne in London in 1885. Wildbore & Gibbons LLP were established two years later.

By the turn of the Twentieth Century Rayne had become London’s leading theatrical costumiers and supplied footwear to many leading actors and dancers of the day including Anna Pavlova, Nijinsky, the Diaghilev Ballet, Lili Langtry, George Edwards, Dame Madge Kendall, Marie Tempest, Evelyn Laye, and Jessie Mathews.

Wildbore & Gibbons LLP and Rayne Shoes have a long history of working together.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I use a trade mark attorney?

What about confidentiality?

What makes a good trade mark?

Why should I protect my brand name and logo?

How much does it cost to protect my brand name and logo?

How can I protect my brand name and logo?

What is passing off?

Another business has the same name as me, what can I do about it?

How can I protect my website domain?

Another business has a very similar web domain, what can I do about it?

How can I defend my trademarks?