Ashfords recognised by World Trademark Review 1000 as a leading UK trade mark practice for the fourth time

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Ashfords' intellectual property team has been recognised as a leading UK trade mark practice in the World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 publication for the fourth year running. 

The publication is dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trade mark practitioners and practices. It serves as the definitive tool to locating the best trade mark advisers in the world.

Ashfords was acknowledged as ‘an excellent and affordable firm that is home to a team of professionals who are responsive and strategically minded.’

Partner Carl Steele was listed as a Recommended Individual for both trade mark prosecution and strategy services and enforcement and litigation services, being described as someone who ‘always acts with the clients’ best interests at heart and is an extremely responsive, trustworthy and practical adviser, who provides great commercial advice.’ 

Fellow partner Clare Jackman was listed as a Recommended Individual for trade mark prosecution and strategy services, being someone who ‘provides excellent, timely and practical advice’ and who 'thinks strategically and sees the big picture; she can be counted on regardless of the issue.’

Commenting on the recognition, Ashfords partner and head of intellectual property, Carl Steele, said: "We are honoured and humbled to be once again recognised by World Trademark Review 1000 as leading trade mark legal service providers in the UK. WTR is an esteemed guide. We are delighted to read that market sources have confirmed that we are providing our clients with excellent, timely and practical advice, which is incredibly important to us and our clients.”

The continued WTR recognition highlights Ashfords' strength of expertise, comprising four, soon to be five, chartered trade mark attorneys, combining over 75 years' experience. The team provides a full-service offering, including clearing, filing, registering, opposing and litigating trade marks and brands, as well as negotiating commercial agreements, such as licensing, co-branding and merchandising agreements.

For more information, please contact our intellectual property team.

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