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Maucher Jenkins has built a team of outstanding professionals, recognised experts in intellectual property law, science and technology, working across multiple industry sectors and legal jurisdictions.

Mark Webster

Senior Associate - Trade Marks (Solicitor)

Solicitor (England and Wales)
Solicitor (Ireland)
Registered European Lawyer (Munich)

BA in History, Leeds University; LPC; GDL; Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property, Bournemouth University



Mark is a senior associate in the firm’s Trade Mark and Litigation and Dispute Resolution groups. Mark advises clients on disputes, brand protection, IP strategy and enforcement. He has extensive experience in matters relating to trade mark infringement and passing off, including litigation, advocacy, opinion and advisory work. Mark regularly handles oppositions before the UKIPO and EUIPO, as well as domain name disputes before WIPO and Nominet, and disputes before the Company Names Tribunal.


Mark is also experienced in advising on and drafting IP-related commercial contracts, such as assignments, licenses and non-disclosure agreements.


Mark completed his training contract at a large international law firm, which included a secondment at a major multinational consumer products company. He joined Maucher Jenkins upon qualification, and since then has completed the PG Certificate in Intellectual Property, obtaining a Distinction, and has also been admitted as an Irish solicitor.


Mark was ranked by Managing Intellectual Property as a Rising Star for 2022 and 2023. 


MIP Rising Star 2023


Prior to converting to law, Mark worked for three years in sports marketing running athletics events for UK Athletics.


Recent work includes:


  • FIL Ltd & Anor v Fidelis Underwriting Ltd & Ors [2018] EWHC 1097 (Pat)(11 May 2018): acting for Claimants in a trade mark infringement and passing off action in the High Court and Court of Appeal.


  • Worthy Park Estate Ltd. & Anor v Rossi & Rossi SRL (IP-2018-000149): representing Claimant in a trade mark infringement and passing off case involving rum in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court.


  • Infia Srl v Holfeld Plastics Limited (IP-2017-000212): acting for Infia SrL, part of the LINPAC Group of companies, in a passing off action in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court.


  • Calvin Broadus (aka Snoop Dogg) v Snoop International Ltd (O-424-18): acting for Opponent in opposition to UK trade mark application for SNOOP by a company owned and controlled by Michael Gleissner. For more information click here.


  • Enforcing copyright and trade mark rights in well-known books, movies and children’s character franchises against infringing artwork, apps and other unauthorised uses.


  • Representing well-known bands and entertainers in trade mark and copyright disputes and negotiating settlements and licenses.


  • Counselling and representing clients on retrieval of domain names from cybersquatters, UDRP complaints and securing orders against offending company names.


Please see our Recent Cases page for further cases handled by our Intellectual Property Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team.

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