Ben advises on all aspects of international trade mark portfolio management, from searching and filing through to enforcement and anticounterfeiting.
His clients include international sports teams,  high end fashion brands, street artists, industrial engineering companies and airlines. Ben provides strategic support for difficult inherent registrability issues, coordinating cross-jurisdictional disputes and enforcement actions, and court appeals.
With a particular interest in anticounterfeiting, Ben advises on customs strategies and seizures for clients across various industries and sits on the INTA Anticounterfeiting Committee.
Ben has recently been awarded the IPReg Higher Courts litigation certificate. He contributes to the CITMA & CIPA European Union Trade Mark Handbook (Sweet & Maxwell), and writes for the American Bar Association and Laing Buisson (healthcare magazine).

‘"Ben Scarfield knows his stuff." The Legal 500, 2023

"Ben Scarfield is very responsive and knows his stuff." - The Legal 500, 2022

'Rising Star' in Managing IP's IP STARS 2022 edition.

'Rising Star' in Managing IP's IP STARS 2021 edition.

'Recognised' in The Legal 500 2021 edition.

WTR 2021 quotes that Ben Scarfield is a 'star [who] is firmly on the ascendant'.

'Ranked' in Managing IP's IP STARS 2020 edition.

'Rising Star' in Managing IP's IP STARS 2019 edition.

'Rising Star' in Managing IP's IP STARS 2018 edition.


Registered Trade Mark Attorney (UK)
IPReg Higher Courts Litigation Certificate 
IP Litigator - Trade Mark
MChem Chemistry – University of Manchester


The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA)

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