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We Are Ward

As Chartered Trade Mark Attorneys, Ward is a company focused entirely on trade marks. While other practices dilute their offering by advising across several areas of law, we deliver specialist trade mark advice and unrivalled expertise.

At the helm are Rachael and Bill Ward. They began Ward Trade Marks in 2014 as a specialist trade mark attorney practice. Working both nationally and internationally to help clients select, register, and protect trade marks. They handle portfolios of all sizes in a way that’s simple, efficient and cost-effective.

Why it’s essential, we’re Chartered Trade Mark Attorneys

Membership of the CITMA identifies us as legal experts in the protection and exploitation of your trade marks. Bound by its robust code of conduct, we concentrate on continuous professional development to remain up-to-date with changing laws and practices.

Using our combined knowledge, we offer advice on what trade marks and designs you need to safeguard. We’ll also show you how you can achieve maximum protection. But more than that, we take a commercial perspective to ensure your Intellectual Property drives your business to success.

We’ve got your back

Many businesses overlook the need to protect their trade mark. Often due to the perceived expense of the process or the incorrect belief that trade mark protection is just for larger companies.

Any business that trades needs to consider securing its brand seriously.

Granted, it can be a legal minefield and very confusing, which is why it’s vital you seek the services of a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney. Their advice will be invaluable when it comes to protecting your business interests.

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As Chartered Trade Mark Attorneys, Ward is a company focused entirely on trade marks. While other practices dilute their offering by advising across several areas of law, we deliver specialist trade mark advice and unrivalled expertise. At the helm…

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BACK TO MEET THE TEAM

Bill Ward

CO FOUNDER

Bill graduated with distinction from Queen Mary University of London with a Postgraduate Certificate, Trade Mark Law and Practice.

Bill has spent much of his career in airline management, having been Flight Operations Director at GB Airways, then Senior Vice President of Flight Operations for Qatar Airways, where he was responsible for over 1,000 pilots and 70 aircraft across five fleets. He has brought this vast business knowledge and operations experience with him to Ward Trade Marks, as well as a keen appreciation of brand value and intellectual property. He’s a member of the Institute of Legal Finance and Management and a student member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys.

Away from work Bill likes to keep fit and healthy. A keen runner, he has completed the London Marathon and has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. He is a board member of his local Chamber of Commerce.

"Trade mark protection is an underestimated element frequently overlooked by businesses. Showing our clients the value that it can add is the most rewarding part of the job."