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Wildbore & Gibbons LLP are Chartered Trade Mark Attorneys and one of the longest established firms of trade mark specialists in the UK.

“a knowledgeable and practical trade mark specialist” (Legal 500)

“Wildbore & Gibbons is a boutique firm that concentrates solely on the management and protection of trade mark portfolios.” (Legal 500)

Wildbore & Gibbons LLP are the most experienced independent trade mark specialists operating in the UK.  Founded in 1887 in London by John Gibbons, trade mark agent, the practice was merged with that of Benjamin Wildbore in 1892. One of Wildbore & Gibbons’ clients, John Begg Limited, a whisky distillery, was among the first companies to register a trade mark under the UK Trade Mark Registration Act of 1875.

Wildbore & Gibbons LLP pioneered trade mark monitoring by establishing Trade Marks Directory Service (usually called TMDS) in 1942. This enabled subscribers to be kept informed of the publication of potentially conflicting trade mark applications at home and abroad and to give them the opportunity of opposing them.

Wildbore & Gibbons LLP is a limited liability partnership and is registered in England and Wales with registered number OC363975. A list of members is available at our offices.

Wildbore & Gibbons LLP is regulated under the Legal Services Act 2007 by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (


Wildbore & Gibbons LLP should be your first port of call if you require trade mark advice or brand protection in London, the United Kingdom or indeed anywhere in the world. We have been rated as a Leading Firm by the Legal 500 since 2012.

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