Grant is a Chartered Trade Mark and Design Attorney in the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in London.
Grant joined Baker McKenzie in 2017 from the international fast-moving consumer goods company Unilever where he held an in-house role as Global Trade Mark / IP Counsel, with 21 years in the industry. He has cultivated a deep understanding of a client’s needs along with the real practical commercial pressures that face brand owners at a time where disruptive technology and modern business models is a key driver for consumerism in a ‘VUCA’ world. With this valuable insight, he can rapidly issue spot, identify the key issues, interpret risk and, using his extensive international TM experience, devise strategies to ultimately arrive at a commercially minded solution. Grant has experience in all aspects of trade mark law including, domestic and foreign trade mark portfolio management for high-profile UK and multi-national companies. His practice encompasses oppositions, revocations and invalidity actions, infringement, passing off, domain names and copyright opinions, negotiation of settlements, brand clearance, registrations and worldwide prosecution of trade mark portfolios.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- United Kingdom
- University of Greenwich (LL.B. Law Degree (Hons) 2:1)
- Queen Mary University of London (Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice)