Ms
Marie
McMorrow

Partner & IP Solicitor

Birmingham Office London Office

Electronics

Telephone. +44(0) 121 265 7930
Mobile. +44(0) 755 738 2069
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Marie is a leading IP litigation and transaction lawyer. Her clients are incubator businesses, SME’s and multi-nationals.

In her IP litigation role, Marie handles disputes involving complex patent litigation, breaches of confidentiality, trade mark, anti-counterfeiting and protected designation of origin disputes, design (registered and unregistered) and copyright infringements.

Whether defending or enforcing IP infringement claims, Marie represents clients in all of the UK Courts (including the Court of Appeal), Court of Justice of the European Union and has extensive experience managing and co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional litigation within the EU and other territories including China, US and New Zealand.

Marie also has considerable experience supporting clients on the generation, acquisition and commercial exploitation of their IP assets, regularly advising on joint venture, co-existence, product development, collaboration and licensing deals. Marie also has considerable expertise in providing IP due diligence and IP support to clients on their corporate acquisition and disposal programmes.

Qualifications

Solicitor

England & Wales


LLB

Sheffield University

Recognition

Legal 500 Hall of Fame

Marie has been appointed to the Legal 500 Hall of Fame for Intellectual Property since 2018.

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Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners

Marie is consistently acknowledged as a “Leading Individual” for Intellectual Property in both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

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World Trade Mark Review

Marie is a “Recognised Specialist" in World Trade Mark Review 2019/2020.

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Chambers and Partners

“Marie McMorrow is highly sought after for her experience in trade mark, copyright and patent disputes. She is frequently instructed on complex cross-border IP matters and regularly appears before the High Court and IPEC.” Chambers and Partners 2020

Chambers and Partners

"The quality of her advice is superb and always commercial." Chambers and Partners 2020

Chambers and Partners

“She’s our go to litigator for intellectual property – she’s very tenacious and good fun to work with. She’s very committed to the work she does - she throws everything at it”. Chambers and Partners 2019

Legal 500

“Marie McMorrow stands out as an exceptional lawyer”. Legal 500 2019

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Legal 500

“Outstanding Lawyer”. Legal 500 2018

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Chambers and Partners

“I can’t find any weaknesses in her advice, service and diligence”. Chambers and Partners 2018

Publications

World Trademark Review 1000 2022

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WTR 1000 2021

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HGF continues to be highly ranked in Chambers and Partners UK 2021 guide

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A virtual success – experiences with online hearings

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WTR 1000 2020

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HGF continue to be highly ranked in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2020 rankings

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WTR 1000 2019

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Conferences: 2021

October 7th 2021

The Business of Science Conference 2021

Attended

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Conferences: 2020

December 2nd 2020

Future Food-Tech Conference

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September 2nd 2020

Alt Protein Conference - Transforming the Future of Food

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July 29th 2020

IAM webinar: Tailormade licensing – no one size fits all

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