I am a legal director in Fox Williams' Intellectual property team, and responsible for the day to day management of the Trade Mark and design prosecution practice.”
I have 25 years experience in the trade mark industry and am involved in all aspects of trade mark protection and portfolio management which includes clearance, filing, prosecution, oppositions, invalidations, assignments and co-existence agreements.
I also advise in relation to trade mark infringement and passing off and have extensive experience in the filing and prosecution of UK and EU designs.
I am a UK and EU qualified Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and Member of CITMA. I am also a member of INTA and sit on the Non-traditional trade mark committee. I am also one of a small number of INTA members that also sit on the Brexit Task Force.
Advised a UK finance company with the adoption of various new brands in the UK.
Advised on the delivery of trade mark portfolio reviews to establish good working relationships with new clients.
Advised various fashion clients in relation to their brand protection and taking action against third parties.
Advised Glanbia Performance Nutrition on various worldwide trade marks and oppositions and acted for them in relation to its High Court claim against The Hut Group Limited and The Hut.com.
Successfully defended an EUIPO opposition in relation to a medical device.