Steven Wake


UK Chartered Trade Mark Attorney
UK Chartered Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney


Call: +44 (0) 20 7283 8989
Office Location: London

Steven is a highly experienced trade mark attorney based in our London office and has been with Forresters since 1985. In addition to his trade mark practice, Steven is a fully accredited European Patent Attorney and UK Chartered Patent Attorney. He is also a member of the Union of European Practitioners in IP.

Work highlights

Over a career spanning more than 30 years Steven has enjoyed numerous highlights including simple success in securing registration of seemingly unregistrable marks, success in preventing infringement in David v Goliath situations (when acting for “David”) to taking cases to the highest Court in the EU in Luxembourg.

Technical specialism

Steven’s background is in engineering, and he is qualified as a UK and European Patent Attorney. Steven primarily dealt with inventions in the field of mechanical engineering for many years before focusing solely on trade marks. He now specialises in all aspects of UK and international trade mark law and practice, including trade mark protection and enforcement, clearance, filing/registration and opposition.

Steven’s Clients

Steven works with clients of all sizes in countries all over the world, from start-up companies and SMEs, to large multinational corporations. He particularly enjoys the challenge of finding commercial solutions to clients’ trade mark problems, usually involving negotiating agreements with third parties in response to trade mark opposition proceedings.

Personal Interests

Outside of work, Steven enjoys spending time with his four children, and three grandchildren. He has travelled far and wide both on business and when following the locations of his children, including to New Zealand, China and Japan.