Robert Cumming


Partner, Appleyard Lees


Robert is a UK and European Registered Trade Mark Attorney and intellectual property solicitor with extensive litigation experience. He has worked with a broad range of international and domestic brands in the fashion, beauty, e-commerce and music industries in relation to the registration, exploitation and enforcement of their intellectual property rights before the trade mark registries and the courts.

His team was awarded the World IP Leaders Award: Winner of Private Practice Trademark Excellence/Litigation in 2009 and was shortlisted for the Intellectual Property Magazine Awards: Private Practice of the Year (International) in 2010.

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Year Qualified



Solicitor, England & Wales (2007)
European and UK registered Trade Mark Attorney (2012)
Trade Mark Litigator (2012)