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Matthew Dick

Partner, Solicitor / London

mjd@dyoung.com

Matthew Dick

Practice area

Trade mark group

Experience

Matthew specialises in all areas of brand-related law and litigation, with a particular focus on trade marks. He has represented both small and multi-national clients from a wide variety of industries, providing a full-service offering: from the development and clearance of new brands, to registration strategy, use and exploitation in the marketplace and ultimately enforcement, all on a worldwide basis.

Matthew has advised clients in relation to ASA complaints, UDRP proceedings relating to domain names and disputes before the EUIPO, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the UKIPO and the English High Court. He also advises clients on design and copyright issues.

Matthew is a member of the Unfair Competition Team for MARQUES, the European association representing the interests of trade mark owners.

Recommendations

"Matthew is a true team player that goes the extra mile. His quick and creative solutions combined with his enthusiasm makes it a pleasure to work with him" IP Stars (MIP).

"Talented" Legal 500.

Matthew is highlighted as a Super Lawyers 'rising star' for excellence in the field of law.

"Matthew appreciates the crucial importance of your marks and provides cost-effective advice that is to the point and easily digestible. When you're busy running your business, he adopts the right tone to remind you of the steps that you should be taking to strengthen your rights." WTR 1000 2017.

"Matthew is very customer focused and meets deadlines without exception, even when they're incredibly tight. His advice is always concise and his costs for clearance searches are very reasonable, which is great when you have tens of new trademarks to clear in one search." WTR 1000 2016.

Client recommendation: "Matthew has helped with a variety of more challenging trade mark issues, often at short notice. Matthew can quickly grasp what the issue is and will give concise and clear advice on what steps should be taken."

Matthew has been described as "very knowledgeable and world class" in his international speaking engagements.

Qualifications

BA in Literae Humaniores (Classics), Worcester College, University of Oxford 1999.
Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales 2004.
Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law & Practice, University of Bristol 2004.

Memberships

Law Society of England & Wales.
International Trade Mark Association (INTA).
MARQUES Association.

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