Director, UK & European Trade Mark Attorney LL.B, MITMA
+44 (0)1242 691801
Katie qualified as a UK and European Trade Mark Attorney in 2002, after graduating from the University of Leicester with an Honours Degree in Law and obtaining the Certificate in Intellectual Property Law.
Katie joined a leading national patent and Trade Mark firm, becoming a partner in 2007. She joined Albright IP in 2009 to lead the Trade Marks department.
Katie is a commercially minded, client-focussed Attorney, with a keen desire to understand and support her client’s business needs. She has extensive experience in all aspects of trade mark law, including trade mark selection and searching, trade mark portfolio management, filing and prosecution of trade mark applications around the world, initiating and defending trade mark opposition, invalidation and revocation proceedings, and trade mark defence and enforcement.
She enjoys working closely with clients throughout the brand creation process to ensure intellectual property assets are well protected, and advises a wide range of clients, from start-up business to multinational corporations with global interests.
Katie has an extensive network of attorney contacts around the world and regularly attends the CITMA (Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys) and INTA (International Trademark Association) conferences.
Outside of the IP world, Katie is a keen equestrian and a former international three day event rider and British team member. Katie now enjoys supporting her daughter’s love of dressage.