Associate Solicitor

Intellectual Property

Associate Solicitor

Intellectual Property

Expertise

Rachel is a dual-qualified (US/England and Wales) intellectual property solicitor and trainee trade mark attorney. With over 20 years’ experience working in legal technology, Rachel brings a unique commercial awareness to the practice of law.

Experience Highlights

  • Advise broad array of brand owners across sectors, from fashion brands to agro-chemical and pharmaceutical companies on practical solutions for managing their trade mark portfolios.
  • Leverage commercial awareness and legal skills to integrate marketing and legal workflows in brand creation, clearance and competitive intelligence technology solutions for brand owners.
  • Advise FTSE 100 company with large portfolio, combining fast moving commercial goods with billion dollar brands, on integrating in-house/external counsel workstreams to provide budgetary flexibility whilst providing stepped prioritisation of risk.

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • Wolters Kluwer – Corsearch
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Bardy & de Beer (US)
  • Murnane, Conlin, White & Brandt (US)

Memberships

  • Chartered Institute of Trademark Attorneys
  • Women in IP

Education and Qualifications

  • PG Cert Trade Mark Law and Practice (current), Queen Mary University of London
  • CITMA Qualified Trademark Paralegal
  • Licensed Attorney (Minnesota, US)
  • Public Policy Fellowship, University of Minnesota
  • Juris Doctor, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Bachelor of Music, Northwestern University