Since joining HGF, Rachel has gained experience in all areas of trade mark, design and copyright law. In her role, Rachel works with companies and individuals ranging from large multinationals to small business start-ups.
Rachel provides pre-filing advice relating to brand development, protection and enforcement. She also undertakes pre-filing clearance searches and handles the filing and prosecution of new trade mark and design applications. Rachel also advises on brand enforcement strategies including e-commerce monitoring on online platforms such as Alibaba and Taobao. Further, Rachel advises on trade mark opposition, invalidity and revocation proceedings at the UK Intellectual Property Office.
Rachel is a member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys and regularly contributes to the Fashion+IP and Retail+IP LinkedIn groups.
Graduate Diploma in Law
Postgraduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law (University of Manchester)
Postgraduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law & Practice (Queen Mary University London)
Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice (Nottingham Trent University)
Rachel is a member of CITMA Education Liasion working group and contributes to the online CITMA blog.
Rachel regularly posts updates to the Retail+IP and Fashion+IP LinkedIn groups.
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HGF’s Attorney-At-Law Olivia Petter will be speaking at the WIPR Patents Live Broadcast on Tuesday 26th October. WIPR Patents Live is a programme that gives you access to unmissable live …Event details
IPBC Europe: Leadership Summit will be held in-person on 4-5 October in Dublin. The conference is the top European gathering of senior corporate IP professionals. It will be covering the …Event details
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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
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