Personal Profile

Mitain is an Associate in the Intellectual Property group. He specialises in all aspects of trade mark law, and has significant experience of developing strategies for multinational trade mark filing programs, managing trade mark enforcement proceedings, and conducting international clearance programs for a variety of clients, from entrepreneurs and start-ups to some of the world's most valuable multinationals.

Mitain has significant experience advising clients across a number of sectors, and technology and software companies in particular.

Key Experience

  • Working on major filing and clearance projects, including for several entertainment titles and high profile technology products
  • Managing international trade mark portfolios and filing programmes worldwide
  • Acting in trade mark disputes, including opposition and cancellation proceedings before the UK and EU Intellectual Property Offices, and also disputes across multiple jurisdictions worldwide
  • Advising on trade mark issues and risk-management strategies surrounding launches of new products and services

Career History

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Edwards Wildman Palmer UK LLP (now merged with Locke Lord)
Trainee Solicitor, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP
Bournemouth University, LLM Intellectual Property Management
University of Bristol, MSci Chemistry