Overview:

Jill is an experienced trade mark attorney and deals with all trade mark related issues including clearance work, filing and global portfolio management.

Jill acts for a wide range of clients in many different business areas, but has a particular focus and experience of advising companies in the consumer goods, retail and 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 )