Established in Manchester in 1864, Wilson Gunn has been helping businesses to protect their intellectual property for over 150 years. We handle all aspects of intellectual property, including patents, trade marks, designs and copyright.
Led by our partners, our team of patent and trade mark attorneys represent pioneering innovators and global brands. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding client service and work hard at building good relationships.
We are recognised in The Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars legal directories, placing us amongst the top firms of patent and trade mark attorneys in the UK.
Our inclusion in these rankings has been supported by excellent feedback from our clients. Last year, 100% of the clients we surveyed said they would recommend our services.
“The attorneys at Wilson Gunn are all very quick to respond to any queries or concerns and always provide detailed, well-reasoned advice in a manner that can be taken directly to the client.”
“I trust Wilson Gunn with any level of work, particularly the more challenging items of work. They have the knack of explaining complex aspects of patent and trade mark law to clients in a very down-to earth and user-friendly manner.”
“A very flexible organisation and well-placed to deal with start-ups in various sectors.”
“They understand good client service, and always have commercial awareness and pragmatic solutions at the forefront of their advice.”
“The team’s commercial awareness is next level compared to their peers. They are happy to set out options for the client but go the extra mile by explaining which option they would take if they were the client.”
“The team is fantastic. They are knowledgeable, reliable, and attentive. I cannot say enough positive things about the Wilson Gunn trade mark team.”
“The speed of communication of the lawyers at Wilson Gunn is impressive.”
“The team are super responsive, user-friendly and very commercial.”
“I have worked with patent attorneys worldwide and none have provided the same attention, level of service and care as Wilson Gunn.”
“Knowledgeable, proactive team who take the right points and make a real difference to the situation for a client.”
In 1864 John G. Wilson founded his patent practice at an office on Market Street, Manchester. Today, we are proud to look back at our history and the role we have played in protecting new innovations and brands.