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

Legal 500 2014 Wildbore & Gibbons LLP recommended

October 3rd, 2014

Wildbore & Gibbons are a recommended firm for the  2014 Edition of the Legal 500. Two lawyers from the Wildbore Trade Mark team are specifically mentioned for their expertise in Trade Mark work.

Legal 500 2014 London TMT (Technology, Media, Telecommunications) PATMA (Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys)

“Wildbore & Gibbons acts for William Grant and Sons Distillers, McLaren Racing and The Economist, and also advises a range of clients in the fashion and online gaming sectors. Janella Barr is experienced in the drinks and entertainment industries. The team saw the arrival of Frances Harding, who has extensive trade mark portfolio expertise with EMI.”

For more information on the Trade Mark advice we can provide for you and your company please contact John Kennedy

john.kennedy@wildbore.eu

 

Congratulations to our new Trade Mark Attorney

September 19th, 2014

Wildbore & Gibbons LLP are delighted to announce that Sarah Talland has now qualified as a registered Trade Mark Attorney and fully qualified member of the Wildbore Trade Mark team.

Sarah has been an integral member of the Wildbore team since she joined in 2011 as a researcher –supporting a range of clients and projects across the firm.  Sarah originally read Law at Cambridge,  then studied The Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice at Queen Mary, University of London. She then studied the Trade Mark Practitioners Course at Nottingham Trent University,

Sarah is already an active member of two ITMA committee working groups and is a member of ITMA

For further 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?