Rebecca is involved in all aspects of trade mark practice, including clearing trade marks prior to their launch and tackling obstacles along the way, advising on filing strategies and prosecuting trade mark applications. She also advises on trade mark infringement and is experienced in UK and EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) opposition proceedings.
Rebecca has successfully obtained registration of a number of particularly troublesome marks and has a good record of overcoming inherent objections at the national and European Union level. She has conducted various trade mark due diligence exercises in relation to a number of mergers and acquisitions and has advised on the Olympic legislation.
Rebecca represents clients from a wide range of sectors including charities, a well-known publishing house and a software provider. She often advises on international trade mark disputes and is involved in the preparation of co-existence agreements. She has also advised on comparative advertising. Rebecca is often described by her clients as “friendly, approachable and thorough”.
Management and execution of foreign filing programmes
BSc Chemistry & Law, University of Exeter
BA Law, University of Exeter
Registered Trade Mark Attorney 2008