Mr
James
Appleyard

Trade Mark Attorney

London Office

Trade marks

Telephone. +44(0) 207 776 5100
Email. [email protected]

Experience

James is a Chartered UK Trade Mark Attorney based in our London Office.

Prior to joining HGF, James worked for a number of private practice firms as a paralegal, assisting attorneys with a broad range of trade mark matters, including filing and prosecution of trade mark applications and a range of contentious matters.

James has a BA in English from the University of Leeds as well as an MA in Literature Studies and Linguistics from the same institution.

Specialisms

  • Trade marks

Industries

  • Creative, media & entertainment icon Creative, media & entertainment
  • Food & drink icon Food & drink
  • Pharmaceuticals icon Pharmaceuticals
  • Retail icon Retail

Services

  • Copyright & database rights
  • Designs & design rights
  • Strategy
  • Trade marks

Qualifications

Trade Mark Attorney

Chartered (UK)


BA

Literature Studies & Linguistics

MA

Literature Studies

Publications

Enforcing Your IP Rights at the Border – What’s New?

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PlanetArt LLC vs Photobox Limited

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Event - 26th October 2021

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