The main focus of Katie’s work is patent and trade mark infringement matters. On the patent side, Katie has a particular emphasis on pharmaceuticals and her background in biochemistry assists in providing a good understanding of the technical aspects of such work. On the trade mark side Katie has worked on matters in different sectors and in proceedings before both the High Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union. Katie also has experience of copyright matters.
Katie works as part of a team of associates who are responsible for a global pharmaceutical product co-ordination project, in which she manages IP litigation in a range of jurisdictions. She regularly works alongside lawyers and patent attorneys in other jurisdictions in Europe, Asia and Latin America.
During her training contract Katie spent time on secondment to the in-house legal department of a leading pharmaceutical company.
- MBiochem Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, University of Oxford
- Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Oxford
- Qualified 2009
MIP, IP Stars 2019