Trade Mark Attorney

Birmingham Office

Telephone. +44(0) 121 265 7930
Email. [email protected]


Suzan joined the Birmingham Trade Mark Team in September 2016 and is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney having studied and passed the Postgraduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice at Queen Mary University as well as passed the Nottingham Law School Certificate in Trade Mark Practice with distinction.

Suzan provides full lifecycle trade mark advice from pre-filing advice, clearance searching, trade mark application prosecution and protection and enforcement.

Suzan is a member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys and a regular contributor to the CITMA Review. Furthermore, she is involved with Fashion+IP and Retail+IP LinkedIn groups, as well as other ongoing articles and contributions relating to trade mark current affairs.


  • Trade marks


  • Food & drink icon Food & drink
  • Retail icon Retail


  • Copyright & database rights
  • Designs & design rights
  • Due diligence
  • Portfolio management
  • Searching & competitor monitoring
  • Strategy
  • Trade marks


Trade Mark Attorney

Chartered (UK)


The University of Sheffield, Law LLB


The University of Sheffield, Law LLB


Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice, Distinction


Trade Mark Law and Practice


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Brexit for Intellectual Property Law in Fashion

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Brexit: the long and winding road is not over yet

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Product upcycling and brand owners

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Cost-Effective Trade Mark Advice

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When is a genuine product no longer ‘genuine’?

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Sensory copyright – the smell of success and the taste of failure

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CITMA Case Review - O/806/18, Kona (Opposition), UK IPO, 14th December 2018

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CITMA Case Review - C-564/16, EUIPO v Puma SE, CJEU

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