Claire Birro

Senior Associate
London

Claire is a UK trade mark attorney, Solicitor of England & Wales (practising) and a Solicitor of the Republic of Ireland (non-practising). She deals with all aspects of trade mark prosecution including clearing marks for use, filing and prosecuting applications through to registration and enforcement issues, including anti-counterfeiting measures.

Her practice is global with particular emphasis on proceedings before the UK IPO, EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and WIPO.

Claire has particular expertise in partnering brand consultancies for global brand launches. She has worked in international law firms, in-house departments and boutique firms, giving her a wealth of experience and knowledge not only in terms of client-facing activities, but also in terms of managing back-office functions.

Claire has represented clients in a wide range of industries, including finance, luxury goods, food and drink, auctioneering and pharmaceuticals. Her straightforward and pragmatic approach has enabled her to settle many often long-standing and fractious disputes. Claire has been described by clients as tenacious, reliable, responsive, supportive, diligent, confidence-inspiring and a superb negotiator.

Additional information

Trade Marks
Global portfolio management
Contentious proceedings

Specialisms

Trade Marks
Global portfolio management
Contentious proceedings

Qualifications

LLB (Hons), University of Liverpool
Law School, College of Law, Guildford
Registered Trade Mark Attorney 1999
Solicitor of England and Wales 2001
Litigators Certificate 2009
Solicitor of the Republic of Ireland 2018 (non-practising)

Memberships

CITMA
The Law Society
Law Society of Ireland

Contact Claire Birro
+44 203 077 3499

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Publications:
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  • Can Artificial Intelligence improve the way we do… Read more
  • What crazy automotive patents got approved? Read more
  • EPO and Patents Court decisions clash in patent… Read more
  • McDonald’s loses the BIG MAC trade mark Read more
  • Trade Marks & Brexit – An Update Read more
  • No direction on the issue of direct infringement… Read more
  • Draft EU Withdrawal Agreement – IP Provisions Read more
  • Cleveland Scott York contributes to St Albans City… Read more
  • Pregabalin patent – Supreme Court finds the patent… Read more