Caroline is an experienced trade mark practitioner, advising on a range of commercial and contentions branding matters. She is a dual qualified Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and IP Solicitor.
Caroline works at a strategic level, guiding clients through the process of trade mark selection, adoption and protection in the UK, EU and Internationally. She also advises on contentious matters, including the handling of trade mark oppositions, trade mark infringement and enforcement issues.
She works closely with her clients to understand their business and priorities, developing commercial brand strategies and carrying out bespoke IP Audits. She provides practical advice and cost-effective solutions, through clear and straightforward communication.
She is also a Notary Public.
MA (SocSci) Business Management
LL.B Scots Law
LL.M International Competition Law
"Caroline’s strengths are far more than just her expertise. She first tries to understand your business, its model and ambitions, and where trademarks and IP fit in. She has a natural ability to make you feel that you are her only client and she would drop anything else to make things happen for you. She challenges, can say no and gives you options, including new ideas, without ever making you feel you have lost control. Caroline is worth her weight in gold."
Dual qualified trademark attorney and solicitor Caroline Pigott has built an impressive practice in the life sciences and food and beverage sectors. “Caroline is extremely knowledgeable and professional in all that she does. She is highly personable with excellent communication skills and shows a keen interest in her clients’ businesses. Caroline is incredibly meticulous, dedicated and her judgement and advice are top notch.”
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