Adamson Jones & Gateley Legal

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Company Profile

Our intellectual property services help to protect and commercialise the intangible assets that make a business stand out from the crowd. Whether it’s technical ideas, brands, creative works, or software, we can help.

Combining a deep technical knowledge of the law with straightforward commercial pragmatism, we focus on finding intelligent solutions that work for businesses. We advise on all areas of intellectual property law, including trade marks, patents, passing off, copyright, confidential information, and domain names.

We have a unique proposition within the Gateley group: a dedicated patent and trade mark attorney team at Adamson Jones and Symbiosis IP working side-by-side with solicitors at Gateley Legal. This means you have access to specialist expertise for IP protection and assessment, alongside joined-up thinking with wider commercial considerations.

Trade Mark Services

Trade mark applications and management
We blend solicitor and trademark attorney expertise, to provide all the trademark and intellectual property services a company might need in one place. We are experienced at advising on clearance searches, UK and international trade mark filings, portfolio management, and disputes.

Brand protection
We help brand owners to protect, exploit and enforce the rights of their brands. Our intellectual property services include trademark and copyright advice, licensing, and enforcement.

Licences and contracts
We can help to commercialise and exploit IP rights effectively through our intellectual property services such as licences and collaboration, technology transfer, R&D, media, and confidentiality agreements.

IP disputes
Our IP disputes team is highly skilled at providing intellectual property services and resolving intellectual property issues of all kinds, including court proceedings, trademark registry disputes, patent and design infringement, domain name disputes, and social media takedowns.

Chartered Trade Mark Attorneys

David Gwilliam (MSc) – Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

David is a partner and head of the trade marks team. He is a member of CITMA and is also a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).

Simon Cooper (MPhys) – Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

Simon is a partner and a key member of the trade marks team and is a member of CITMA, the International Trademark Association (INTA), the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).

John Buckby (LLM) – Solicitor and Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

John is a partner at Gateley Legal, and a dual-qualified solicitor and trade mark attorney. John advises on all aspects of IP, including national and international trade mark filings and oppositions, licensing, disputes, and litigation. John has a Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law & Practice from Oxford University.

Catherine Ayers (MA) – Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

Catherine is a senior associate and is a member of CITMA. Since qualifying as a trade mark attorney in 1995, Catherine went on to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in European Competition Law from Kings College London in 1997, and a Postgraduate Certificate and LLM in Intellectual Property Litigation in 2007.

Natasha Walker (LLB) – Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

Natasha is an associate and is a member of CITMA. Natasha previously worked as an intellectual property paralegal for three years before qualifying as a trade mark attorney in 2017.

Lucia Caporuscio (LLM) – Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

Lucia is an associate and qualified as a trade mark attorney in 2013. Lucia completed a law degree in Italy in 1995, and obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law in London in 1998. Lucia particularly enjoys working with overseas clients and counsel, which allows her to use her language skills: Italian (native), English, French and basic Spanish.

Contact Nottingham:

Park View House, 58 The Ropewalk, Nottingham, NG1 5DW, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)115 947 7977, Email: [email protected]

Contact London:

1 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7DX, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7653 1618, Email: [email protected]

Contact Birmingham:
One Eleven Edmund Street, Birmingham, B3 2HJ, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)121 234 0000 , Email: [email protected]

Contact Leeds:
Minerva 29 East Parade, Leeds, LS1 5PS, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)113 218 2470 , Email: [email protected]

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