Allan Poulter is a partner based in Bird & Bird’s London office.

He has particular expertise in all aspects of international brand management, protection and enforcement with a specific focus on portfolio management, legal clearance searches, contentious registry proceedings and advising on global branding strategies. He has represented the owners of many of the most recognised and valuable international brands.

Mr Poulter has experience as a barrister, trademark attorney and solicitor, and in-house, having spent three years as a director of the world’s largest branding consultancy, Interbrand.

Mr Poulter is a member and former chair, of INTA’s publications committee and has written and contributed to numerous leading publications on trademark law and branding issues. He is a regular speaker at international conferences.