Tony Pluckrose > Boult Wade Tennant LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
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Tony Pluckrose, is a Chartered Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney. He is an active member of the firm’s Trade Mark and Domain Names Group and its Engineering and Designs Group. Tony has been a Partner since 1994.
Trade Mark Practice
Tony is acknowledged by clients and peers alike as a leading UK attorney. He specialises in giving a full range of Trade Mark advice (both UK and international) to direct corporate clients. He has extensive experience of prosecution work and oppositions at the UK Trade Marks Registry and the EU Trade Mark Registry (EUIPO).
He has Trade Mark clients in the fields of publishing, music, theatre, professional services, toys and computer games, the motor industry, telecommunications, pipeline industry and financial services. Having assisted clients in a number of corporate acquisitions, Tony has experience in due diligence exercises. He is also experienced in providing support for major clients in UK High Court litigation as part of a team of advisors alongside solicitors and counsel. He has extensive experience in co-ordinating trade mark litigation for clients throughout Europe, the USA and the Far East.
Tony undertakes significant amounts of work on a pro bono basis for various humanitarian charities.
Tony specialises in areas of technology which involve a mixture of mechanical and electrical/electronic engineering (i.e. control systems, software inventions, computer control of products and processes). He has handled many applications and oppositions related to aerospace technology and has broad-based expertise in all areas of automotive technology, having over 20 years’ experience of Patent work for a leading UK automotive design consultancy and car manufacturer. Tony has also assisted start up technology companies from their first patent filings through building a patent portfolio through to an exit by a trade sale. Tony has experience in being part of a team of advisers alongside solicitors and counsel in the litigation of Patents and registered Designs in the UK High Court and Patents County Court.
- Chartered Trade Mark Attorney
- Chartered UK Patent Attorney
- European Patent Attorney
- MA (Oxon) Engineering Science, University of Oxford
With offices in London, Frankfurt, Berlin and Madrid, as well as Cambridge and Reading, Boult Wade Tennant LLP’s ‘top-notch team’ is well-placed to assist clients in the protection, management and enforcement of UK and EU trade marks, domain name disputes, brand strategy matters and copyright issues. The team counts state-owned enterprises, financial service providers, medium-sized companies, start-ups, family-owned businesses and public entities, including hospitals and not-for-profit organisations, among its key roster of clients. Following the retirement of John Wallace in April 2022, Rachel Conroy leads the practice and other key members of the team include the ‘client-oriented’ Emma Pitcher, Tony Pluckrose, who is praised as ‘a walking encyclopaedia’ when it comes to trade mark prosecution work and opposition proceedings, Catherine Wolfe and Felicity Hide, who ‘has worked miracles’ before the UKIPO and EUIPO.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > PATMA: Patent attorneys
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > PATMA: Trade mark attorneys