Alexander Thompson

B.A. M.Sc. Ph.D.


Alexander Thompson joined Wilson Gunn in 2023 having previously worked for specialist intellectual property firms in York and London. He first qualified as a trade mark attorney in 2004.

Alex studied Chinese at university and has lived and worked in both China and Japan. He maintains a strong interest in East Asia.

Trade Marks

Alex has assisted clients with interests in a wide range of sectors to protect their brands in various parts of the world. He particularly understands the needs of smaller enterprises – having previously run his own education business – but his commercial and pragmatic approach is equally applicable to the requirements of clients of all kinds, who appreciate the straightforward and practical advice he provides.


University of Leeds – B.A. (1st Class Hons) Modern Chinese Studies
London School of Economics – M.Sc. Social Anthropology
University of Bristol – Ph.D. History


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