Allister is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and an authorised representative at the EUIPO, with over 10 years’ experience in the field of trade marks. He has been a member of CITMA, the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, for over 9 years.
Allister graduated from Bournemouth University in 2006 and 2008 obtaining both a Business Law Degree and a Master of Laws (LLM) in Intellectual Property Law.
He has experience of developing and managing trade mark portfolios in many sectors, including foodstuffs, beverages, healthcare, sports technology, electrical accessories, outdoor activities, transportation, and a variety of business services, and assists clients with contentious matters and input on brand creation. Allister has a special interest in US trade marks and how to best assist UK businesses in the US, and he has contributed written articles on the subject as well as general best practice trade mark advice for business in the UK and EU.
Allister joined Elkington + Fife as an Associate Trade Mark Attorney in August 2018.