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.

Latest News

Clerkenwell Design Week

May 11th, 2015

Clerkenwell becomes the centre of the design world next week. May 19th to 21st 2015.

Clerkenwell Design Week

Are your designs registered and protected? Talk to the Wildbore Team to understand the process of registering and protecting your designs.

 

 

Protecting your Brand

April 23rd, 2015

At Wildbore & Gibbons LLP we have a team of expert Trade Mark Attorneys and highly experienced administrative staff who are  dedicated to offering our clients trade mark and brand protection advice.

How can we help you?

Corporate Clients

We advise on and support the work of in house Corporate Counsel and In house IP teams. Many of our clients have global Trade Mark portfolios and we can take the role of an integrated “in house” team or support in house personnel in their trade mark work.

SME clients

We offer smaller and medium sized enterprises a complete advice package as often they do not have a dedicated resource to look after their trade marks.

Start Ups and “Growth Businesses”

We are very much focused on controlling expenditure and working with clients to understand their brand strategy and business challenges.

For more information please contact 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 Shoes

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?