Meet the team

Kieron TaylorIP Director

Qualifications

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

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 2018 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.


Recommendations

  • 2018 Legal 500: "Extremely professional, knowledgeable, friendly and provides excellent service".
  • 2017 WTR 1000: "A punctual, accurate, knowledgeable, reasonable and upfront trademark attorney who thinks outside the box. He works tirelessly for his clients and is utterly dedicated".
  • 2017 Legal 500: "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".
  • 2016 Legal 500: "Clients are routinely impressed by industry knowledge and ability to do the work".
  • 2015 Legal 500: "Very professional and friendly".

Patents

Trade Marks

Designs

  • Company Number: 1616604 (Registered in England). Registered Office: 48 Friar Gate, Derby, DE1 1GY. Regulated by IPReg.
    Swindell & Pearson, S&P, and the S&P logo are trade marks of Swindell & Pearson Ltd © Swindell & Pearson Ltd