Meet the team

Shaun SherlockIP Director


  • European Trade Mark Attorney
  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney
  • MSc Management of Intellectual Property Law
  • BSc Biological Sciences with Biotechnology

Shaun Sherlock is a qualified UK and European Trade Mark Attorney. He holds an Honours degree in Biology with Biotechnology from the University of Birmingham, and a Masters in the Management of Intellectual Property Law from Queen Mary, University of London.

Shaun has more than 20 years’ experience providing trade mark advice to a number of well-known global brands, high-street retailers and start-up companies and has particular expertise in the fashion, retail, food and finance industries. Shaun specialises in clearance searches, prosecution and contentious matters relating to UK, European Union and International trade marks, including the management of oppositions, revocations and invalidity proceedings. He also has a particular focus on co-existence agreements, anti-counterfeiting, customs notices and recordals.

Shaun was previously responsible for the trade mark portfolio of the BBC, where he worked in-house as Trade Mark Manager before moving to an external advisory role. At Swindell & Pearson, Shaun advises clients across a wide range of trade mark and domain name matters, including trade mark protection, filing strategies and resolving trade mark disputes.


Trade Marks


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