Shaun Sherlock

B.Sc. M.Sc.

Managing Associate

Shaun Sherlock has 25 years’ experience in the trade mark profession. He joined Wilson Gunn in 2021, following experience working in private practice and in-house.

Trade marks

Shaun was previously responsible for the trade mark portfolio of the BBC, where he worked in-house as the corporation’s trade mark manager. He sought the protection of many famous television and radio programme titles, before moving to an external advisory role in private practice.

Shaun has provided trade mark advice to a number of well-known global brands, including being the day to day contact for a well-known high-street retailer. He has also been responsible for the transfer of an international portfolio of trade marks for a large beverage company and conducting regular clearance searches for a famous household consumer goods company.

He has helped a numerous start-up companies secure protection for trade marks, tailored to the emerging needs of the business. He has also devised and managed global clearance and filing strategies. While Shaun has a particular expertise in the fashion, healthcare, food and finance industries, he has filed trade mark applications for a wide range of goods and services, from power stations to cartoon characters.


University of Birmingham – B.Sc. Biological Sciences with Biotechnology
Queen Mary, University of London – M.Sc. Management of Intellectual Property Law


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