Overview:

Jill is an experienced trade mark attorney. She deals with trade mark matters before the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO), the Community Trade Marks Office (OHIM) and the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) as well as trade mark issues throughout the world.

She acts for clients across a wide range of business sectors with a particular focus on consumer goods and the food and drinks sectors.

Experience:

  • Successful registration of a major mark for a leading equipment rental company at UK IPO on evidence of acquired distinctiveness
  • China: successful conduct of “bad faith” oppositions for UK brand against locally filed third party applications for three of their marks
  • Acquisition under threat of revocation proceedings of brands from a third party competitor in order to facilitate a drinks product launch
  • Negotiation of world-wide agreement for established client in settlement of multi–jurisdictional trade mark oppositions

Testimonial:

“Absolutely marvellous, very helpful and very proactive. Jill makes a big effort to understand the business. ”

David Merriman – Time Products ( owners of ACCURIST and SEKONDA watch brands )