Chris Baume

Chris Baume

Senior Associate - Trade Mark Attorney

An experienced trade mark attorney with over 10 years’ in the industry, Chris has a particular interest in and focus on brand strategy and management.

Chris has worked on a variety of projects for a wide range of clients, from individuals and SMEs to large corporates. Chris advises clients on the full scope of their trade mark matters, from preliminary research and clearance through to the prosecution and enforcement of trade mark rights both in the UK, Europe and overseas. 

He previously worked as a trade mark administrator at Potter Clarkson before joining Wildbore & Gibbons in 2010, which subsequently became part of Potter Clarkson in September 2018.

Chris is also a member of the firm’s Inclusivity Group. The Group is committed to help drive the necessary change to ensure that Potter Clarkson provides a highly supportive, inclusive and stimulating workplace for all its people.



Brand strategy, brand management, trade mark prosecution and enforcement 


Chris obtained a BSc in audio and recording technology at De Montfort University in 2007. He completed the trade mark administrators course in 2009. He obtained his Postgraduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law in 2015 and his Postgraduate Certificate in Trade Mark Practice in 2016. 


BSc (Hons), Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

Awards & Recognition

WTR 1000 - Prosecution & Strategy


Chris enjoys brewing beer and making music. 



Baume and Hunt have each been on the scene for about a decade now and both are experts at brand strategy and portfolio management." WTR 1000: The World's Leading Trademark Professionals, 2022
Chris Baume is helpful and always responds fast to our emails and queries. Also, Chris provides good reports and reliable advice in simple and complicated cases." Legal 500, 2022