Louise Gellman

Partner at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Louise Gellman specialises in trademark law, advising in relation to the protection, exploitation and enforcement of trademark rights.

Ms Gellman prosecutes UK and EU trademark applications and using the Madrid Protocol system, and has a busy EU and UK oppositions practice. 

Ms Gellman manages global portfolios for leading brand owners. She advises clients in relation to worldwide and European re-branding projects, and has considerable experience in running trademark clearances and managing the subsequent filing programmes and international portfolios. She also provides strategic advice to brand owners regarding ownership and licensing structures, as well as policing and enforcement. She works with many fellow professionals around the world and very much enjoys international work.

Ms Gellman often gets involved in transactional work, advising on the IP aspects of corporate, banking and real estate transactions. Some of these deals involve large portfolios of rights and she manages the subsequent recordal programmes.

Ms Gellman is an active member of INTA's Trademark Offices Practices Committee (Europe) and previously chaired its Madrid sub-committee. She is also involved in MARQUES and is a member of its geographical indications team.

Ms Gellman is English and Irish qualified. She frequently writes and speaks on EU and UK trademark matters.

Professional associations

  • INTA

Sample client list

  • Costco
  • Deluxe
  • eBay
  • EFG Bank
  • Eurobank
  • Hackett
  • Hammerson
  • JCrew
  • Kettle
  • Landsec
  • Merisant
  • Pepe Jeans
  • Revlon
  • RH
  • Samsonite
  • Sotheby's
  • The Crown Estate
  • The Vitec Group

Firm details

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom

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