Trade Marks

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Our trade mark lawyers are experts in the UK, EU and beyond

We have the largest trade mark team in the UK. The team is made up of solicitors, trade mark attorneys, specialist trade mark paralegals and a dedicated records team. Our trade mark team sits within a full service Intellectual Property team advising on all aspects of IP protection and enforcement. 

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Our trade mark lawyers can advise you on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious trade mark matters

We offer the breadth and depth of expertise of a boutique firm or trade mark attorney practice within a global law firm. Our lawyers advise on a range of trade mark legal services including:

Find out more about the trade mark services we offer:

Our lawyers are ranked in the following legal directories for trade mark work:

  • Tier 1, Copyright & Related Rights, IP Stars 2020
  • Tier 1, Trade Mark Contentious – Law Firms, IP Stars 2021
  • Tier 1, Trade Mark Prosecution – Law Firms, IP Stars 2021
  • Gold Ranked WTR 1000 2021
  • Tier 1, Legal 500 UK, Trade Marks, Copyright & Design 2021
  • Tier 2, Legal 500 UK, PATMA: Trade Mark Attorney 2021 

View our Trade Marks team


“CMS’s London trademark practice is a rarity among law firms these days – a full service, platinum-plated trademark offering of spectacular quality”

Gold Ranked in WTR1000

Winner - UK Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year (Law Firms)

Managing IP Awards 2022
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Trade Mark Audits & Port­fo­lio Man­age­ment
From the point we are in­struc­ted to take re­spons­ib­il­ity for a port­fo­lio, we act­ively en­gage with your busi­ness’ cul­ture and pri­or­it­ies to en­sure that your brand pro­tec­tion strategy is tailored ac­cord­ingly...
CMS strengthens pat­ent lit­ig­a­tion of­fer­ing with seni­or part­ner ap­point­ment
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce the ap­point­ment of Mark Shil­lito as a part­ner in the firm’s In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty (IP) prac­tice. Mark joins the firm after a 30-year ca­reer at Her­bert...
CMS bol­sters IP cap­ab­il­ity with new part­ner hire in Lon­don
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS is pleased to an­nounce the ap­point­ment of Ben Hitchens as a part­ner in its In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty (IP) prac­tice in Lon­don. Ben joins the firm in early Oc­to­ber. Ben's prac­tice...