Alan Fiddes

Director, Trade Marks
Trade Mark Group


  • Trade Marks
  • LLB, University College Cardiff (now Cardiff University)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary’s College University of London
  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

Alan Fiddes is an expert in all aspects of trade mark law; in particular the management and exploitation of trade mark portfolios. He also has extensive litigation experience and was one of the first trade mark attorneys to qualify for litigation rights. Alan also has substantial experience in dealing with the intellectual property aspects of corporate transactions.

Alan entered the profession in 1987. He joined Murgitroyd as part of the addition of UDL by Murgitroyd in October 2021. Alan worked for three of the largest law firms in the UK and was the head of the trade marks department of a major international law firm. Alan is based in our Leeds Office.

Core expertise: brands, creative agencies, fashion, luxury apparel, food and drink, media, music, publishing, retail and homeware.

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