Tom Priem

Attorney & Solicitor

Tom is a dual qualified solicitor and trade mark attorney and assists in the management of worldwide intellectual property portfolios.

He has experience in conducting clearance searches, creating filing strategies, dealing with prosecution matters such as oppositions and cancellation actions, as well as infringement opinions. In addition he deals with copyright issues, domain name disputes, design registration and enforcement. Tom has acted for large corporations as well as smaller start-up businesses covering a variety of industry sectors, including telecommunications, consumer products, publishing and music/entertainment.

Tom also has in house experience having completed a 14 month secondment to a large international pharmaceutical company, where he managed consumer healthcare brands within Europe and Switzerland. Toms more recent in house experience includes a six month commercial seat within a large international retail client, assisting with internal and external contracts and general data protection issues.

Tom has also assisted in various High Court proceedings including breach of contract disputes for clients within the entertainment industry, as well as trade mark infringement proceedings for a retail pharmacy.

Professional History


2004 Harbottle & Lewis LLP
Paralegal (Litigation)
2006 Rouse & Co International
Trainee Trade Mark Attorney
2010 Sipara
Trade Mark Attorney
2014 Sipara
Solicitor and Trade Mark Attorney

Professional Qualifications

  • LLB (Hons) Business Law, Bournemouth University
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Oxford Brookes)
  • Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales
  • Registered UK Trade Mark Attorney
  • European Trade Mark Attorney
  • European Design Attorney
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