Partner, Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, Solicitor, Head of Trade Marks

City Tower, 40 Basinghall Street

EC2V 5DE, United Kingdom


Trade mark star 2022


United Kingdom (England)

Practice areas:

Trade mark office proceedings
Trade mark prosecution
Trade mark strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:

Film & music
Hospitality & leisure

Kate is the Head of Trade Marks and a member of our Management Board. She handles all aspects of trade mark work including trade mark searching, filing, prosecution, opposition proceedings, cancellation proceedings and advice on enforcement of trade marks. Kate also provides strategic advice on selection, adoption, protection and enforcement of brands internationally.

She has a special interest in Brexit, leading the CITMA task force on Brexit matters and the UK trade mark profession. Kate is also interested in pro bono and is Vice Chair of the UK IP Pro Bono committee, having been instrumental in its establishment. She is also Chair of the INTA Pro Bono sub-committee and helped establish the US Pro Bono Clearinghouse. Kate works with a range of clients, particularly those in the restaurant and music industries.


Areas of Expertise:

  • Trade mark searching
  • International filing and enforcement strategies
  • Opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • Brexit
  • Pro bono


Year Joined Firm: 2019

Education/Alumni: Degrees in Arts and Law from the University of N.S.W, Australia


Last updated 20th February 2021