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.
Caroline has sat on the Law Society of Scotland’s Intellectual Property Committee since 2013. In 2019, she was appointed as the Convener of the Committee. She is also a Notary Public.
MA (SocSci) Business Management
LL.B Scots Law
LL.M International Competition Law
Caroline has been a member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Intellectual Property Law Committee since 2013. The Law Society of Scotland works in the interests of the public and protects and promotes the rule of law. The Public Policy role of the IP Committee is to actively engage with the Scottish and UK governments, parliaments, wider stakeholders and the legal profession about intellectual property issues. In 2019, Caroline was appointed as the Convener of the Intellectual Property Committee.
IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders guide has been published and HGF is delighted to have 4 Partners listed. The guide draws from the worlds of private practice, consulting and other …Read article
HGF’s Partner Dr Markus Zoller is attending and speaking at the German Biotechnology days on 20th September 2021. German Biotechnology days is the go to event in the industry and …Event details
HGF is sponsoring Luxury Law Summit Europe this year which is being held on 22nd September 2021 in London. The event will bring together General Counsel and business figures from …Event details
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In the past 6 months a number of very interesting decisions were handed down by different European courts and IP offices which we would like to draw your attention to. …Read article
Recently, there has been news in the press that an international skin care company was suspected of copying ideas regarding personalised cosmetics from a young startup it held talks with …Read article
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BareMinerals v BareFace Minerals – case O/060/21 (January 2021) In March 2020, Shiseido Americas Corporation (“SAC”) filed an application to invalidate UK registration No. 3114196 “BareFace Minerals” in the name …Read article
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