Mr
Richard
Wylie

Partner & Trade Mark Attorney

Leeds Office London Office Newcastle Office

Telephone. +44(0) 113 233 0100
Mobile. +44(0) 772 331 0099
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Richard has in-depth experience of all aspects of trade mark work, including strategy development, trade mark clearance and registration, disputes, enforcement and due diligence.

Richard looks after the portfolio's of client's including FTSE 100 companies, leading food and beverage brands, and exciting start-up and breakthrough SMEs.

Richard has been recognised by clients as providing first class client service, delivering commercially focused, clear and pragmatic advice. He has vast experience of developing effective strategies for protecting new and existing brands around the globe. Richard represents HGF’s clients in respect of high value and complex trade mark disputes including cases involving multiple opposition, invalidity and cancellation proceedings. His ability to secure positive decisions and favourable settlements of such matters has been highly appreciated.

Additionally, Richard has played a key part in developing HGF’s leading service delivery including the development of OCIS, HGF's proprietary client portfolio information portal.

Richard is a member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorney’s and regularly travels to IP conferences including Marques and INTA.

Specialisms

  • Catalysis
  • Energy
  • Food science
  • Household products
  • Material science
  • Printing technologies
  • AI
  • Automotive electronics
  • Computer hardware
  • Computer software
  • Consumer electronics
  • Cyber security
  • E commerce
  • Industrial & power electronics
  • Printing
  • Scientific instruments
  • Baby & infant products
  • Construction
  • Drug delivery devices
  • Food and beverage packaging
  • Oil & gas
  • Orthopaedics
  • Renewable energy
  • Subsea technology
  • Testing, measurement and electronics
  • Water management and water treatment
  • Wound management
  • Cell and gene therapy
  • Food technology
  • Gene editing technologies
  • Personalised medicine
  • Trade marks

Industries

  • Computing icon Computing
  • Food & drink icon Food & drink
  • Healthcare icon Healthcare
  • Retail icon Retail

Services

  • Designs & design rights
  • Due diligence
  • Strategy
  • Trade marks
  • Transactional IP & commercial support

Qualifications

Trade Mark Attorney

Chartered (UK)


LLB

Law

Recognition

World Trade mark Review 1000: The World’s Leading Trade mark Professionals

"Richard Wylie is especially popular with overseas affiliates, in part due to his ability to “look for the best business outcomes, think about portfolios holistically, and consider how events in Europe have an impact on the United States”

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Publications

WTR 1000 2021

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WTR 1000 2020

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HGF continue to be highly ranked in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2020 rankings

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WTR 1000 2019

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