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With over 25 years’ experience as a trade mark attorney advising clients in relation to the adoption, protection and exploitation of brand names and designs both here in the UK and globally, Gary has been a Partner of Mathys & Squire LLP since 2008. Prior to that he spent 18 years at a well-known Manchester based firm of trade mark attorneys, where he was also MD for 11 years.
Gary has an Honours Degree in Law from the University of Central Lancashire and entered the trade marks profession in 1990. He is a qualified Trade Mark Attorney and a Member of the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys. Prior to joining Mathys & Squire LLP in 2008, Gary spent 18 years with a well-known Manchester based firm of Trade Mark Attorneys, 11 years of which as Managing Director.
Gary has a wealth of experience having acted for regional, national and multi-national trade mark owners in relation to the protection, management, maintenance and exploitation of their national and global trade mark portfolios and associated intellectual property rights. Specific experience includes filing and prosecuting applications for national and international trade mark and design registration before the UK Intellectual Property Office (Designs and Trade Marks) and the Community Trade Marks and Designs Office, and handling related oppositions and appeals. Gary works closely with IP specialists and other professionals, both in the UK and overseas, in order to provide his clients with an integrated, global IP solution.
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Gary is a member of the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys.