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Trademark Tonic

Dedicated to helping businesses realise the full potential of their
trade marks and designs, creating opportunities to build the best possible trade mark and design portfolios fit for the global marketplace.

what we do

We help our clients effectively protect, enforce and manage their trade marks and designs. We are dedicated to building good relationships and working collaboratively with our clients. We will take the time to get to know your business and your products and services, so that we can provide the best advice and strategy for protecting and building your portfolios.

We work with dynamic and fast growth businesses in a range of industries. We are also passionate about supporting start-ups, SMEs, creatives and spin-outs that are at the beginning of their IP journey. 

Our commitment to successful outcomes and working to the highest standard, alongside our distinctive energising, yet friendly approach, means that your trade mark and design portfolios will be in the best position to drive your business forwards.

We are responsive, flexible and committed to providing tailored and cost-effective solutions, creating maximum efficiency and helping to optimise your trade mark and design assets.


founder and director

Trademark Tonic Director, Kirsty Brummell, qualified as a Chartered UK Trade Mark Attorney in 2012, receiving the Adrian Spencer Memorial Award in the same year for attaining the highest mark in the Advanced UK Trade Mark Law and Practice paper. 

Greyscale photo portrait of Dr. Kirsten Brummell

Prior to setting up Trademark Tonic, Kirsty worked in-house for over 6 years at a FTSE 100 company (FMCG sector) managing global trade mark and design portfolios, gaining invaluable insight and experience in the commercial aspects of a business with numerous brands and designs.

Before working in-house, Kirsty trained in private practice in London and other locations in the UK, dealing with various trade mark portfolios (science & technology, fashion, sports, and entertainment to name a few) and clients including startups, SMEs, creatives and multi-national businesses. This wide variety of experience in diverse fields and with varied clients has fine-tuned her trade mark expertise.

Kirsty's educational qualifications include an LL.M. in Commercial Intellectual Property with Distinction (Nottingham Trent University), a Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law (Manchester University), a Ph.D. (Sheffield University), M.Sc. (Nottingham University) and B.Sc. (Birmingham University) in the area of Microbiology/Biological Sciences.

Kirsty is a member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) and is regulated by the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg).


Trademark Tonic provides a refreshing approach to Trade Mark and Design, protection and strategy: where understanding your business, appreciating its uniqueness, and taking time to get to know your products and services, are the foundation for optimising your trade mark and design portfolios and maximising the potential of your IP assets.

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