Edmund Harrison


Ed is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney with over 25 years of experience of dealing with trade mark matters, for a wide range of client types and across multiple industries.

His work has ranged from advising a local brewery on new beer names, recovering domain names for one of the oldest publishing companies still in operation, to dealing with complex trade mark disputes between two of the largest semi-conductor companies in the world. Ed has particular experience in sporting goods, having represented one of the biggest worldwide golfing brands for many years in respect of their trade mark registration and enforcement programmes. However, he also has years of experience across many diverse fields including telecommunications, computer software, electronic gaming, electronic consumer goods, gambling, fashion goods, music (acting for both artists and labels), television, retail, transportation and food and drink.

Ed is an expert with a keen interest in the entire trade mark life cycle, from creation, development and registration up to exploitation, enforcement and maintenance. His portfolio of work covers trade mark clearance, registration, oppositions, cancellations, licences, assignments, security interests and infringement. He also has significant experience in Domain Name disputes, including use of the UDRP and ADR at WIPO and the DRS at Nominet (UK).

Ed has provided training on trade mark law and practice both internally, to paralegals and attorneys, and externally, to other attorney firms and clients. He has also served on various committees including on the International Trade Mark Association (INTA) and has travelled widely in his acquisition of knowledge of trade mark law internationally.

Professional History


2012 Legal 500
Edmund Harrison is ‘commercially savvy, diligent, and a good strategist’
2013 Legal 500
‘Great professional’ Edmund Harrison is ‘exceptionally good at communicating with his clients’
2014 Legal 500
The ‘excellent’ and ‘knowledgeable’ Edmund Harrison
2015 Legal 500
“Highly recommended”
2017 Legal 500
“Commercially minded”
2019 World Trademark Review 1000
“Thoughtful and accurate advice” and “Creative problem solving”
2020 Legal 500
“Key lawyer”


1995 Venner Shipley LLP
Trainee trade mark attorney, qualifying as a trade mark attorney and partner
2009 Mewburn Ellis LLP
Senior Trade Mark Attorney and Trade Mark Director
2021 Sipara
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