Mark Armitage

Mark Armitage BSc, LLB, MITMA


Higher education

Mark has degrees in Communications Science and Linguistics, and Law.

Career to date

Mark joined us in 1987 from Sandoz AG (now Novartis AG), in Switzerland.

Personal skills

Mark has a large amount of experience in the UK and Community trade mark arenas, conducting searches and oppositions for clients.

Sector experience

Mark handles searching, trade mark prosecution work and oppositions for clients across a broad range of industry sectors, both in the UK and abroad.

Client experience

Mark’s clients include Microsoft, with whom he has worked for over 10 years mainly on the acquisition of trade mark rights in the EU.

Notable successes

Mark has enjoyed considerable success on behalf of his clients in appealing against adverse decisions in Community trade mark cases.

On a personal note...

Mark is a keen all-weather cyclist and rambler, with a particular fondness for the Lake District. He is also captain of a local chess team. He has recently tried and enjoyed scuba diving and would like to do more of this in the future. When no one is around, he likes to play classical guitar!

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Contact Mark Armitage

Tel: +44 (0) 1926 310700
Fax: +44 (0) 1926 335519