Oliver Gray

Trade Mark Assistant
Oliver Gray

Background

Oliver graduated from the University of Oxford (New College) with First Class Honours in German and Linguistics in 2016, specialising in Medieval German literature and theoretical syntax.  During his year abroad, Oliver taught English in Vienna on the British Council Language Assistant programme.  Oliver joined Dehns in June 2017 as a Trade Mark Assistant.

 

Type of clients and client work

Oliver works with clients across a range of industries and sectors, including chemicals, cosmetics, education, engineering, estate agents, finance, food and drink, hospitality, medicine, professional services, recruitment, retail, software developers, and travel and tourism.

 

Expertise

Oliver has experience of handling the prosecution of United Kingdom and European Union trade mark applications, and dealing with issues such as absolute grounds objections and specification amendments. Oliver also has experience of prosecution matters in overseas jurisdictions.

In addition to prosecution work, Oliver assists with preparing and executing search/filing strategies and advising on contentious matters such as opposition/invalidity proceedings, non-use revocation proceedings, and infringement and passing-off.

 

Qualifications and Memberships

Student Member of CITMA

 

Higher Education

BA (Hons), University of Oxford, Modern Languages (German) and Linguistics, 2016

 

Other

Oliver is currently studying towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice.