Christopher Banister

Christopher Banister

Trade Mark Attorney


Christopher Banister acts for a variety of clients across a wide range of commercial sectors. Chris regularly advises clients on all aspects of trade mark law and always endeavours to adopt a pragmatic commercial approach to every case he’s involved with. His background in economics means that Chris deeply appreciates the business need to remain competitive in the global marketplace. He always strives to provide clients with the best advice, so that they may effectively protect and enforce their brands on the international stage. Chris qualified as a Trade Mark Attorney in 2018.

Chris re-joined Murgitroyd in August 2023. Chris is based in our Southampton Office.

  • MA (Hons) Economics, University of Aberdeen
  • PG Certificate in Intellectual Property, Bournemouth University
  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

Key contributor to the Team Highly Recommended in Décideurs Magazine's Leaders' League

UK Best Law Firms & IP agencies for Trade Mark Prosecution 2024

Key contributor to our Trade Mark Team recognised by Managing IP, IP Stars

Managing IP, IP Stars, Trade Mark Prosecution Firm Ranking - 2024

I have been extremely impressed with Murgitroyd whenever I have had dealings. I have been very impressed with the speed of replies to any queries I have had. Also, responses have always been in full and to my level of understanding.

Trade Mark Client

Key contributor to our Trade Mark team awarded Recommended status on WIPR 2024

World Intellectual Property Review - Non-contentious UK Trade Mark category - 2024

Key contributor to our Trade Mark team awarded Gold in the United Kingdom

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