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Trade Mark Director

London Office

Trade marks

Telephone. +44 (0)207 776 5117
Email. [email protected]


Jason is a Chartered (UK) Trade Mark Attorney and Trade Mark Director at HGF. Jason joined HGF in November 2023. He previously worked for a large international IP firm for ten years.

Jason acts for a broad spectrum of clients ranging from multinational companies to domestic start-ups and individuals to help protect, enforce and utilise brand assets in domestic and international markets. He aims to operate as an extension of his clients' businesses to provide strategic trade mark advice and solutions that align with their commercial goals and budgets. Jason advises on international brand clearance and filing strategies, non-traditional trade marks, trade mark prosecution, oppositions, cancellation actions, portfolio management and trade mark enforcement matters, amongst other things.

Jason was recognised as a recommended practitioner in the 2021-2024 editions of The Legal 500 and World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR1000). Jason was also named as a 'Rising Star' in the Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) IP Stars 2022 and 2023.

Jason has considerable experience of working with Japanese clients and tends to visit Japan at least once a year. He advises clients across a broad range of industry sectors including food and drink, sports, transport, entertainment, vehicle and tire manufacturing, electronics and retail.

He regularly produces articles that appear in third party publications and has appeared live on BBC Radio Scotland and GB News to talk about matters relating to trade marks.

Prior to entering the profession, Jason obtained a BA in English and American Literature, followed by a LLB in Law.


Trade Mark Attorney

Chartered (UK)


English and American Literature




Queen Mary Law School - Trade Mark Law and Practice


Nottingham Law School - Trade Mark Practice


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Jason is part of the CITMA Formal Publications Working Group. He has edited various publications including the CITMA & CIPA European Union Trade Mark Handbook, and Contentious Trade Mark Registry Proceedings by Michael Edenborough QC. Jason was a member of the ITMA Education Committee between August 2014 and August 2016, and was the ITMA student representative on the Queen Mary and Nottingham courses.

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