Katie is a Trainee Trade Mark Attorney in our Leeds office.
She is originally from Canada, where she attended the University of Western Ontario, obtaining a bachelor's degree in Political Science. Katie then re-located to the UK, where she obtained her Law degree from the University of Leeds.
Before becoming a trainee attorney, Katie worked for a number of years on the trade mark portfolio of a major multinational chemical and agricultural company, gaining enormous experience in the management of complex IP portfolios and trade mark law and procedure.
BA in Political Science
LLB in Law
In the UK, trade marks and the food and drink industry have a long and rich heritage. One of the most well known of these stories begins in 1876, when …Read article
We are happy to announce the Leaders League rankings for 2023 are now live, and HGF is basking in the spotlight with multiple mentions across various categories. This recognition reaffirms …Read article
After months of research, Managing IP has published the IP Stars list for 2023. HGF is delighted to have 23 attorneys from England, Scotland, Ireland, Netherlands and Germany recognised and …Read article
A trade mark is anything that identifies the origin of goods or services writes Rebecca Field, Partner & Trade Mark Attorney (pictured above). This includes the name of the product, …Read article
The caterpillar war may have been settled last year, but it hasn’t stopped Aldi continuing to dig at M&S. There was the limited edition Cuthbert being sold to raise money …Read article
After an interim High Court decision and a Court of Appeals decision, Mrs Justice J. Smith handed down her judgement on 19 April in favour of Lidl having held that …Read article
This case illustrates how a well thought out design registration strategy helped Marks and Spencer (M&S) win the day against the discount specialist, Aldi. It is another chapter in the …Read article
Christian Louboutin for anyone who doesn’t know, is a French designer of luxury footwear and handbags, whose best-known goods are high-heeled (often very!) women’s shoes. From the mid-1990s onwards, he …Read article
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