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Mathew Healey

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Bates Wells Braithwaite

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Trade Marks and Patent Attorney, Copyright and Design


Mat is a chartered trade mark attorney and heads up our IP and trade marks team. He has over 18 years’ experience of assisting clients with registration and protection of their intellectual property rights.

Along with the rest of BWB’s trade marks team, Mat specialises in helping charities and social enterprises with their brand protection. He has particular expertise in the management of large international trade mark portfolios, and the effective resolution of trade mark disputes without resorting to court action. He also assists conventional businesses, particularly in the technology sector.

Mat’s current and past clients include organizations as diverse as the organizing committees of various Olympic and Paralympic Games, Nokia, Sightsavers, Shelter, Adidas, GlaxoSmithKline, Social Enterprise UK, Philips, Samaritans, the Children's Society, the charitable organizations of members of the Royal Family, and many others.


  • Qualified as a UK and European registered trade mark attorney in 2004
  • Joined Bates Wells Braithwaite in 2009




Member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys.


  • University of Oxford, BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics


Mediocre footballer, musician and scrabble player

London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Brand management

Within: Brand management

The team at Bates Wells BraithwaiteĀ  is ā€˜responsive and provides a great deal of guidanceā€™. Key figures includeĀ Rupert Earle, trade mark specialist Mathew Healey, who provides ā€˜balanced and accurate adviceā€™, and Rosamund McCarthy, who acts for charities and social enterprises. Earle advises the Committee of Advertising Practice and Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice on diverse regulatory issues such on e-cigarettes and gender stereotyping. Healy handles trade mark clearance, registration and enforcement matters; he is assisted by Catharina Waller in managing the international trademark portfolio of Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind. Waller is a name to note and is highly recommended for trademark matters, some of her recent instructions include assisting The Institute of Masters of Wine on its global portfolio management. Lawrence SimanowitzĀ is ā€˜excellent in all areas of brand managementā€™.

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