Director, UK & European Trade Mark Attorney
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Julia has over 25 years of diverse experience as a Trade Mark Attorney, having held responsible positions in-house and in private practice. After graduating with an Honours Degree in Law, she trained and qualified as a UK and European Trade Mark Attorney in 1991 whilst with Unilever PLC, managing around 30,000 trade marks within the company’s expansive international portfolio. This included a position within the M & A team, having responsibility for licensing and the due diligence aspects of acquisitions.
Julia continued to acquire specialist sector knowledge of the foods and drinks business whilst at Allied Domecq, prior to transferring into private practice. She was an Associate within a leading firm of IP practitioners based in Birmingham, prior to joining Albright IP in 2011.
Julia has experience of all aspects of trade mark practice, which enables her to provide an insightful and commercial approach to brand management and protection, including the complex issues of ownership and licensing. She enjoys the variety and challenges of working with a wide range of clients across different sectors, and at different stages of their development. Through experience gained, Julia is an accomplished negotiator, and will strive to achieve a commercially astute but well-balanced resolution to disputes.
Julia has built up an extensive network of attorney contacts around the world, and regularly attends CITMA (Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys) and INTA (International Trademark Association) conferences.