Meet the team

Kieron Taylor, IP Director


  • Higher Courts Litigation Certificate
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Litigation
  • LLM (Post Graduate Degree) in Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney
  • European Trade Mark Attorney
  • BA (Hons) Medieval & Modern History

Kieron has again been recommended in the 2017 edition of the Legal 500 which notes that he has “an overall excellent grasp of trade mark matters in the UK and the EU as a whole and is able to provide well-rounded advice when required; he ‘takes a sensible, commercial approach and understands litigation and litigation risk”.

Kieron who lives in Derbyshire serves both the Sheffield and Derby offices. He qualified as a Trade Mark Attorney in the 2003 exams and has worked for the firm since 2007.

Kieron’s interests include walking in the Peak District with his family, 17th Century History and his three cats. "I am particularly lucky living and working so close to such beautiful countryside in and around Sheffield and Derby".

Kieron is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, the International Trademark Association, various other professional bodies and is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, a European Trade Mark Attorney and a Registered Designs Attorney.

Kieron is a member of the trade mark team which has again been praised in the 2017 edition of the Legal 500. The team has previously been commended with “handles portfolios as well as disputes, and its clients are routinely impressed by its industry knowledge and ability to do the work”.

Kieron undertakes a wide variety of contentious and non contentious trade mark work especially at the UK Trade Mark Registry (UKIPO) where he handles both ex parte hearings and inter partes hearings, and at the Community Trade Mark Registry and overseas.


Trade Marks


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