3PB Direct

3PB have a number of the leading specialist barristers in this area, advising on the full range of Intellectual Property issues.

Members of our intellectual property group are all specialists with substantial experience in advising and representing clients in disputes relating to all areas of intellectual property and related rights with the core work involving registered trade marks, passing off, copyright, patents, designs, licensing, music rights, contracts and confidential information. Other areas include media and entertainment and information technology.

Our barristers frequently represent clients in the IPEC, High Court, UKIPO, Appointed Person and appellate courts and are often involved in leading cases in their field. We are able to respond quickly when urgent/interim relief is needed and can advise clients on the best ways of achieving their desired results.

We offer legal representation and advice across the UK from six locations: London, Birmingham, Bristol, Oxford, Bournemouth and Winchester. Our direct access clients range from individuals and SMEs with new products/services which they have created and developed, up to the very large international corporations including some of the world’s leading brands.

Specialist areas include:

  • Trade marks
  • Passing off
  • Copyright
  • Patents
  • Design rights
  • Music rights
  • Confidential information
  • Contract disputes
  • Licensing issues

For help and advice please contact Phil Alden on +44 (0)3333 231 586 or email us.

Frequently asked questions

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Intellectual Property Barristers


Mark Wilden

Lawyer since 2018