London
06 June 2017
Reporter: Barney Dixon

Wynne-Jones sets up London office


Specialist intellectual property firm Wynne-Jones has set up a new office in London as a result of a surge of interest in brand and invention protection.

The law firm said this surge has “increased client opportunities for Wynne-Jones” and that it has “invested heavily” in high quality IP professionals.

Wynne-Jones’s new London office will be shared with its subsidiary, Aipex BV, a pan-European IP law firm.

Victor Caddy, partner and trademark attorney at Wynne-Jones, will lead the new office.

Caddy has 20 years of experience and will be supported by around 30 patent, trademark and design attorneys in the UK and more than 200 hundred in Europe.

He said: “A year ago, we set out to launch our first London office within four years and have achieved this in less than 12 months.”

“This is thanks to the high quality of the team we have managing our business planning, and the dedication and enthusiasm of all our staff.”

He added: “Some may question our timing, with Brexit on the horizon, but I am confident that our track record of providing an excellent client experience, combined with the commercial and legal expertise for which we are renowned worldwide, will guarantee the success of the office.”

The London office will be Wynne-Jones' fourth in the UK, joining Cardiff, Cheltenham and Telford.

More trademarks news
The latest news from IPPro The Internet
Join Our Newsletter

Sign up today and never
miss the latest news or an issue again

Subscribe now
Alibaba updates IP protection platform
10 August 2017 | Beijing | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The upgrades have led to the majority of rights holder-initiated actions being handled within 24 hours, according to Alibaba, with more than 80 percent of challenged listings being taken down.
iShow wins trademark battle
07 August 2017 | Bellevue | Reporter: Barney Dixon
iShow has been awarded $5.5 million in its trademark infringement lawsuit against Lennar Corporation
eBay should be held as the ‘gold standard’ for ecommerce platforms
03 August 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
eBay is the example that websites in China should follow, says INTA’s anti-counterfeiting committee chair, Heather McDonald
Alibaba joins forces with Kering, ending all litigation
03 August 2017 | Hangzhou | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The ecommerce platform has entered into a strategic partnership with Kering, bringing an end to the ongoing litigation between the two companies
BrandSecurity discovers CPA counterfeit network
02 August 2017 | Moscow | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Analysts from Russian brand protection company BrandSecurity have discovered a network of more than a hundred websites selling counterfeit smartphones and watches
Alibaba adds regional governments to Cloud Sword Alliance
02 August 2017 | Hangzhou | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The Cloud Sword Alliance, as it will now be named, is constituted of governments from multiple regions, including Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui and Hunan
Pro Bono Clearinghouse opens for business
01 August 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The International Trademark Association’s Pro Bono Clearinghouse has officially opened to potential clients facing trademark issues in the US and Germany