Chartered UK Trade Mark Attorney
European Trade Mark Attorney
Alasdair graduated from University College London with a Masters Degree in Law. Prior to that Alasdair graduated from Kingston University with an Honours Degree in Law, following which he completed the Law Society Finals course at the College of Law in York.
Alasdair joined Gill Jennings & Every 1994 and qualified as a Trade Mark Attorney in 1997. He is recognised as a professional representative before the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office). He was admitted as a solicitor in 2000 and became a partner at GJE in 2002.
Alasdair practices exclusively in the field of trade marks advising on all aspects of selecting, registering and protecting brands worldwide. This work includes advice relating to oppositions and the invalidity and revocation of trade marks as well as infringement and anti-counterfeiting matters.
Alasdair represents a wide range of domestic and international clients including World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc, De La Rue International Ltd, Hasbro, Inc, Yamaha Corporation, Pfizer, Inc, Zoetis Inc, Sinclair Pharmaceuticals Plc, and Eaton Corporation. Although Alasdair handles all aspects of trade mark work, he spends most time on contentious and strategic trade mark advice.
Alasdair is recommended by Legal 500 as being ‘personable’, ‘incredibly experienced’ and ‘tailors his service to each client’. Word Trade mark Review mentions him as “an absolute pleasure to deal with, because he is unfailingly calm and there is no posturing”.
In his spare time, Alasdair is a keen follower of many sports but mainly rugby and football.