Cassie Blackburn


Cassie joined Bristows as an associate in the patent litigation team in January 2024, where she works on matters in both the technology and life sciences sectors.

Prior to joining Bristows, Cassie trained and qualified at a leading international law firm where she worked on matters across a broad range of intellectual property rights, and has experience in trade marks, copyright and patents. She has acted for clients spanning across a range of sectors, including technology, aerospace and travel.

During her training contract, Cassie also gained experience in a wide range of other practice areas, including commercial litigation.

Cassie is passionate about inclusion and sustainability initiatives, and has had roles on the committees of inclusion networks, and has run environmental programmes for undergraduate students at her previous firm.


  • LLB Law, University of Nottingham
  • Legal Practice Course, University of Law
  • Diploma Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford [ongoing]
  • Qualified 2023