Mrs
Stephanie
Loeffler-Reading

Partner & Trade Mark Attorney

London Office

Chemistry

Telephone. +44(0) 207 776 5100
Mobile. +44(0) 759 524 3071
Email. [email protected]

Experience

Stephanie graduated with an Honours degree in Pharmacy. Her career in trade marks has included working in the IP team of one of the world’s leading brand consultancy and the in-house legal team of a British multinational alcoholic beverages company.

With nearly 30 years in the IP sector, Stephanie has considerable experience in all areas of trade mark selection including brand creation, clearance, protection and enforcement, due diligence and strategic international portfolio management. She has managed a wide range of search projects including global projects in the pharmaceutical sector for a top 20 global pharmaceutical company and clients in Japan and the US. She has also managed numerous due diligence projects, with a particular focus on the veterinary and pharmaceutical sectors, providing strategic analysis and recommendations, including a multi-billion euro transaction for a business swap involving an animal health company. She has extensive knowledge of worldwide registration processes and has managed contentious proceedings and negotiated settlements in many countries worldwide.

Stephanie is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, qualified by examination and a Registered Trade Mark Attorney. She also has a Diploma in Law from the College of Law in London. Stephanie grew up in Switzerland and is a fluent French and German speaker.

Specialisms

  • Energy
  • Food science
  • Household products
  • Petrochemicals
  • Computer software
  • Food and beverage packaging
  • Water management and water treatment
  • Wound management
  • Diagnostics
  • Trade marks

Industries

  • Energy icon Energy
  • Finance icon Finance
  • Healthcare icon Healthcare
  • Pharmaceuticals icon Pharmaceuticals

Services

  • Due diligence
  • In-house legal support
  • Portfolio management
  • Searching & competitor monitoring
  • Strategy
  • Trade marks
  • Transactional IP & commercial support

Qualifications

Trade Mark Attorney

Chartered (UK)


LPC

Diploma in Law (C.P.E), College of Law, London

OTHER

BPharm

Recognition

World Trademark Review 1000, The World’s leading trademark professionals 2018

"London’s Loeffler-Reading, a trademark protection and enforcement virtuoso, is incredibly sharp and an inspiration to work with on contentious matters".

World Trademark Review 1000, The World’s leading trademark professionals 2020

“London-based Stephanie Loeffler-Reading is renowned for her professionalism, dedication and speed. “She is a rock star – one of the fastest responders out there. Extremely pleasant to work with, she creates a great rapport.” “She takes the time to fully understand commercial realities and is always available – her email response time is amazingly quick.”

Publications

WTR 1000 2021

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WTR 1000 2020

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WTR 1000 2019

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Conferences: 2019

May 18th 2019

INTA 141st Annual Meeting 2019 - Boston

Attended

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