Imogen Wiseman

Imogen is a respected expert within the trade mark profession. She works with medium and large companies in a range of industries and specialises in trade mark oppositions, cancellation actions and dispute resolution. Her clients value her sharp understanding of the technical issues, and her pragmatic and commercial advice.

Imogen is a Visiting Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London, where she lectures on trade mark law and practice in the UK and European Union.  She has written and edited texts on European Trade Mark and Designs law and practice for many years, most recently working alongside Spyros Maniatis, Dimitris Botis and Alexander von Mühlendahl on the third edition of Trade Mark Law in Europe, published by the OUP.

Imogen’s involvement in CITMA and ECTA means that she has worked closely with policy advisers from a number of the key IP Offices. As a result, her clients know that they are benefitting from her knowledge of the most up to date law and practice.

Additional information

Partner 2003
Co-editor of ITMA/CIPA CTM Handbook to 2016
Co-editor of ITMA/CIPA Designs Handbook to 2014
Co-author (Maniatis, Botis, von Mühlendahl, Wiseman) of Trade Mark Law in Europe, 3rd Edition, OUP.


Trade marks & designs
Portfolio management
Contentious matters


BA English & Philosophy, University of York
Registered Trade Mark Attorney 2000
Fellow of the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys 2004
IP Litigation & IP Advocacy 2012 (Winner of The Hogarth Prize for Trade Marks)


Member of CITMA Council and Chair of CITMA's Law & Practice Committee
Member of ECTA Council and Vice-Chair of ECTA's Law Committee