Mark is a Partner in Clyde & Co's Intellectual Property Group, based in the Dubai office. He has over 20 years of IP experience, particularly in trade marks, and has worked with some of the largest global brand owners.
Mark advises clients on all aspects of brand protection and enforcement including trade mark filing strategy, trade mark selection and prosecution, validity and infringement and trade mark oppositions. Mark also advises on counterfeit goods matters and domain name disputes. His experience ranges from working with established leading global brands in devising enforcement strategies, to smaller companies at an earlier stage, helping them develop brand protection strategies to complement their business and support their commercial success.
Mark’s clients over the years have been diverse in the sectors in which they operate including in media and entertainment, fashion, aviation, cosmetics, toys and games, food and drink and pharmaceuticals.
Mark is active in a number of trade mark organisations. He chairs the Intellectual Asset Management team at MARQUES, and is a member of the International Trade Mark Association's Emerging Issues Committee.
Mark has been a recommended trade mark attorney in both the WTR 1000 and Legal 500 directories. Prior to moving to the UAE, Mark was a Partner at a leading London specialist firm of patent and trade mark attorneys.