Nick Baker


Nick has worked in Intellectual Property for thirty years, dealing primarily with trade mark and brand related issues. He has worked for firms of solicitors and firms of trade mark attorneys as well as for a major UK brand owner. Over the years he has handled a wide range of contentious and non contentious IP related matters including both conducting and supervising litigation, portfolio management, trade mark clearance and registration, sponsorship, advertising and licensing. He has also acted for a wide variety of brand owners, ranging from FMCG to electronics to the service industries.

Professional History


1977 Shaw & Co., London
Articled clerk/assistant solicitor
1981 Deacons, Hong Kong
Assistant solicitor in Intellectual Property Department
1984 Woodham Smith, London
Assistant solicitor in Intellectual Property Department
1985 Guinness plc, London
Solicitor in Trade Marks/Legal Team
1998 Hallmark IP, London
Trade mark attorney
2007 Rouse, London
Partner and head of UK Trade Marks team
2011 Sipara

Professional Qualifications

  • Law Degree, King’s College London
  • Admitted as a solicitor, England and Wales
  • Admitted as a solicitor, Hong Kong
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