Ian Gruselle


Ian is a Partner at Bristows and head of the trade mark portfolios group. He advises on all aspects of trade marks and designs including clearance searches, registration, opposition proceedings and portfolio management. He has particular expertise in representing clients before the United Kingdom and the European Union trade marks and design offices, as well as managing international trade mark and design portfolios.

Ian represents iconic brands and household names such as BAFTA, the Financial Times, Fat Face and Rocco Forte Hotels as well as market leaders in computer software, medical and dental goods and in the financial sector.

What others say

"Ian Gruselle leads the trademark group and provides ‘clear and concise advice coupled with practical experience and expertise in trademarks across various jurisdictions’". Legal 500 2019/2018
"Ian and his team are extremely well organised and provide an outstanding overall level of service when it comes to portfolio management. They are extremely responsive to queries and provide advice that is clear and concise yet also comprehensive." WTR, 2019
"Gruselle, who now leads the portfolio practice, has 'tremendous practical experience and puts his clients in the best position to make smart business decisions at an international level'." WTR, 2019

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