Stephanie Thomas

  • Qualifications: BSc (Hons), LL.Dip
  • Position: Part-Qualified Trade Mark Attorney

Education & experience

Stephanie is enthusiastic about all things IP. Having completed her Biomedical Science degree at St George’s University of London, her expertise lies in providing astute trade mark advice in relation to the medical/scientific industry. Her interest in IP was sparked when she completed an IP project on Passing off and Unregistered UK Design rights on the GDL, attaining a distinction. She has completed the Post Graduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice at Queen Mary University, London and will be starting the Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice at Nottingham Law School in September 2020 to qualify as a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney.

Stephanie joined Trade Mark Wizards in 2019 having completed the first part of her training at a reputable firm in Liverpool. Prior to the commencement of her training, she gained valuable legal experience working as a County and Family Court Clerk.

Trade mark achievements

Having advised hundreds of business owners on how to protect their trade marks, shaping brands and guiding businesses through their own brand development process.

What do clients say about Stephanie?

“Stephanie is very personable and a pleasure to talk to. She provides sound tailored advice in relation to brand protection and has an ability to distil complex trade mark issues so that they can be easily understood. She is also very organised.”

What Stephanie enjoys about the trade marks profession?

“I enjoy being involved in disputes, especially when negotiating a settlement agreement. I learn so much about different strategies and the art of getting the best for the client”.

What kind of trade mark work does Stephanie enjoy?

“I enjoy every stage of the application process, from giving pre-registration advice to being involved in oppositions and other types of disputes”

What bit of advice would Stephanie give to all businesses if she had the chance?

“The most important and foundational aspect of your business is your IP! It’s worth investing time and money in ensuring that your IP is protected so that your business can flourish.”

What Stephanie likes about Trade Mark Wizards?

“Trade Mark Wizards is quite unique in that it has a very personable and relaxed office environment which enables its staff to focus on providing the best advice to the clients. It’s ‘down to earth approach’ is received favourably by many clients who wish to get expert trade mark advice, without having to navigate through the traditional legal jargon.”

Life outside Trade Mark Wizards®

Stephanie enjoys cooking and loves trying out new recipes. She also has a bucket list and is determined to live life to the full by ticking something off every year!

As a child, what did Stephanie want to do when she grew up?

“I always wanted to be a doctor as a child growing up because I wanted to save lives. However, I’m happy saving trade marks instead!”