Trade Marks and Passing Off

Trade mark applications are handled in-house, allowing us to provide an attractive “one-stop” service, while we also have a deep understanding of structuring and commercialising trade marks to enhance their value and protection.

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In a time of economic uncertainty the brand’s strength and ability to support sales has become crucial. So protecting brands against passing off and trade mark infringement has never been more important.

At all stages, we work closely with our clients to ensure that commercial objectives are not compromised, while considering both the immediate and long-term legal and commercial aims for the brand.

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TRAP Worldwide

Advising and acting on behalf of long term client TRAP Worldwide (Trade mark and Rights holders Against Piracy). TRAP is the industry trade body for the UK music merchandising industry on issues such as unauthorised copying/counterfeiting of band merchandise, coordinating …

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Bravado International Limited and Danilo Promotions Limited

Hamlins acted on this landmark case in the French Courts on behalf of Bravado International Group Limited and Danilo Promotions Limited. The claim seeks a civil action for damages for breach of image rights and unfair competition arising from the …

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Matthew Pryke is recommended for his expertise in brand management.


Legal 500

“Hamlins LLP’s team has particular expertise in protecting and exploiting IP rights within the music, entertainment and media sectors, including copyright and design rights, passing-off, licensing and anti-counterfeiting.”

Legal 500 2017


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