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Tim Bamford

  • Partner


Intellectual property, Dispute resolutionMedia and culture, Fashion


Tim is a member of our Intellectual Property team. He specialises in contentious IP work ranging from technical patent cases to disputes in the fashion and design sectors. Tim qualified as a solicitor-advocate in March 2018 with full rights of audience to appear in all civil courts of England & Wales.

Much of Tim’s work has an international element and he has extensive experience of managing multi-forum disputes in the United States, European Union and Asia. Tim has a wide variety of clients which range from biotech and pharmaceutical companies to telecoms and motorsport concerns. He deals with brands and rights owners in a wide range of businesses from multi-nationals to owner-managed companies. Tim also has extensive experience of contractual disputes in the IT and media and entertainment sectors. 

Tim is an associate member of both the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys and was previously a member of the Law Society’s IP Committee for over 10 years.


Tim Bamford of Collyer Bristow LLP is distinguished for his "excellent" strategic advice and his combination of "incisive analytical skills with a commercial perspective." He has experience handling patent, trade mark, design right and misuse of trade secrets litigation. Chambers UK 2018, Intellectual Property 

Tim has been listed as a recommended lawyer in Legal 500 2017 for Intellectual Property

Tim "inspires confidence with his extensive IP knowledge and his straightforward approach". Chambers UK 2017, Intellectual Property 

chambers logo 2018   Recommended lawyer 2017 IPSTAR

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