Tanya Waller

Trade Mark Attorney

Tanya joined HGF in March 2017 after several years in-house at a multi-national FMCG company.  Tanya has experience providing support on brand development, growth and protection with a client focus.  

Tanya's interest in Intellectual Property was sparked while working during the school holidays at a multi-national FMCG company. Following completion of her Masters Degree at The University of Liverpool UK, she joined an IP Specialist Firm as a trainee before moving in-house to another multi-national FMCG company.

After initially focusing on the Middle East, Turkey, Africa and Indian Sub-Continent region, Tanya was promoted to a global role focusing on several of the company's billion dollar Petcare brands. Her responsibilities included the day-to-day management of the trade mark, design, copyright and domain name clearance, registration and enforcement activities along with providing advice on the related trade dress, digital, and social media matters. 

Tanya has experience of providing support and advice with regard to brand development, growth and protection as it relates to clearance, prosecution and enforcement strategies with a client focus.

Following her successful completion of the Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice at Queen Mary University UK and Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice at Nottingham Trent University UK, Tanya was admitted to the Register of Trade Mark Attorneys in 2016.

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