Michael Lindsey > Geldards LLP > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Geldards LLP
Capital Quarter No.4
Tyndall Street
CF10 4BQ

Work Department

Intellectual Property


Michael is a leading intellectual property lawyer advising on all aspects of IP law, including trade marks, designs, copyright, database rights, patents and confidential information. He is an experienced IP litigator who also has significant experience as a transactional IP lawyer. Working from our London and Cardiff offices, Michael’s client base is broad and includes public and private companies, charities, universities, museums and libraries, and local and national government. Michael’s sector experience includes retail, charity, fashion, automotive, engineering and design, art and photography, travel, sport, IT, music, film and broadcasting, and life sciences.

Michael has a wealth of experience, having specialised as an intellectual property lawyer since 1992. He has conducted IP cases in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (formerly the Patents County Court), High Court and Court of Appeal, and also the Intellectual Property Office and the European Patent Office. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and an Affiliate Member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, and sits on (and formerly chaired) the latter’s Design and Copyright Working Group. He has also advised on many significant IP licensing deals and corporate due diligence exercises.

Lawyer Rankings

Wales > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Michael LindseyGeldards LLP

Led by the ‘vastly experienced and accomplished’ Michael Lindsey, Geldards LLP has a particularly strong reputation representing public and private sector clients in trade mark, copyright, design right and passing off disputes. In this regard, Lindsey recently settled a long-running multi-jurisdictional copyright infringement case on behalf of the Welsh government which involved the co-ordination of legal teams based in the US and Europe. Associate Gosia Evans was also involved in this matter and is noted for her international IP expertise. On the non-contentious front, Christopher Williams has considerable experience advising manufacturing, healthcare and transport clients on the exploitation and licensing of IP.