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Head of IP: Sara Ashby
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Partner: Rachel Alexander
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Partner: Ted Shapiro
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Wiggin LLP’s intellectual property practice is widely regarded as market leading in brand protection including trade mark litigation, brand strategy and portfolio management services, with a particular expertise in designs law. The group has a busy patent litigation practice and undertakes high quality stand-alone commercial IP work. The IP practice is delivered by a growing team of over 20 specialist IP lawyers and provides a compelling and comprehensive IP legal service offering.

As businesses take advantage of the opportunities provided by the digital explosion, strong protection of IP assets such as iconic designs, global brands, creative works and breakthrough technologies has never been more important. Rights must be secured in multiple territories and they must be protected globally.

Wiggin's IP team is a recognised leader in rights protection in the new emerging digital world. The practice has won the most significant cases in the UK in the protection of IP online and has won industry award for both its copyright and trade mark work.

In addition, the team advises on IP strategy, portfolio and lifecycle management and related commercial and competition issues. The firm leverages its legal expertise and commercial and technical experience to help clients develop and deploy robust strategies to protect and maximise the value of their IP assets.

We even co-founded a our own tech company, Incopro, to help you protect your IP online. We work tirelessly to ensure no one profits from your IP – apart from you. Incopro has recently been acquired by Corsearch but we continue to in tandem to support clients together.

Our office in Brussels is in the middle of the most important legal, judicial and policy developments affecting businesses in the European Union and provides the perfect platform for IP advice post Brexit.

On 6 November 2017, the boutique IP law firm Redd joined Wiggin.

Sector Expertise 

  • Architecture
  • Automotive
  • Construction + Building Materials
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Fashion
  • Financial Services + E-Commerce
  • Food & Beverage
  • Green Technology
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Information Science
  • Technology + Communications
  • Luxury Goods
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Media, Entertainment & Publishing
  • Medical Devices
  • Optics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology + Life Sciences
  • Retail
  • Semiconductors
  • Sports + Fitness
  • Travel


Last updated 12 May 2021