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

Business in Oxford 2014. A Catalyst for Collaboration

April 16th, 2014

John Kennedy will be both “chairing” and “speaking” at one of the key sessions of Business in Oxford at the Said Business School on the 23rd April.  Business in Oxford, Catalyst for Collaboration is the leading event in 2014 for Oxfordshire businesses. John will be speaking at the “Great Brands” session and chairing the discussion that will follow.

For more information visit Business in Oxford  A Catalyst for Collaboration http://businessinoxford.com/index.html or contact John directly at john.kennedy@wildbore.eu


INTA 2014 Annual Meeting in Hong Kong 10th-14th May

April 8th, 2014

The Wildbore Team will be attending the 136th Annual Meeting of The International Trade Mark Association in Hong Kong on the 10th-14th May 2014.  The Wildbore Team will be led by Stephen Kinsey who was appointed to a key INTA committee in 2013. Stephen is a member of the International Classification Subcommittee of the Harmonization of Trademark Law and Practice Committee for 2012-2015.

If you would like to meet at INTA in Hong Kong please contact Stephen Kinsey  stephen.kinsey@wildbore.eu

or John Kennedy  john.kennedy@wildbore.eu




Some of our clients


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.


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.