Lauren is a Chartered UK Trade Mark Attorney. She has expertise advising large multinationals through to small start ups, tailoring her strategic advice to suit client's needs.
Lauren is commercially aware across sectors ranging from cosmetics and clothing, food and pharmaceuticals, to software and professional services. She works with her clients to help achieve the desired outcome in a cost effective way - whether that be in relation to filing strategy, oppositions and appeals or in contentious matters.
Lauren is also a member of the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA) and is the Vice Chair of its Internet Committee, recently leading a project on the effect on WHOIS data following the implementation of GDPR.
Economics and Social Studies (Hons)
Elected as council member for UK in 2019 and appointed as Vice chair of Internet Committee in 2020.
December 1st 2020
October 1st 2020
December 3rd 2019
September 24th 2019
June 26th 2019
May 18th 2019
May 17th 2019
April 30th 2019
March 14th 2019
February 28th 2019
Lauren is currently training Emma Pallister to become a Trade Mark Attorney and previously assisted with the training of Rachel Platts and Suzan Ure.
She has provided presentations to CITMA members on topics such as domain name disputes and WHOIS data post-GDPR. In the past year, she has helped CITMA organise events and webinars for its members.
Lauren has given presentations at HGF’s CPD conference and assisted in managing group tasks.
She is a member of the pro-manchester Retail and E-commerce committee and organises events for professionals in the Manchester/North West region.
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