Anna has over 20 years' experience managing global trade mark portfolios and related, protection and enforcement. She has worked in many varied sectors including Consumer Products, Technology, Media and Communication, Life Sciences & Healthcare , Energy, Food and Drink, Fashion and in the Charities field.
Anna advises clients on all aspects of portfolio management, from brand clearance and filing strategies, through to global opposition, invalidity and revocation programmes and multi-jurisdiction litigation.
Anna has represented clients before the UK IPO, EUIPO, Boards of Appeal, General Court and Hong Kong IPO. She has managed EUTM court disputes seeking pan-EU injunctions in several territories and advised on strategies to utilise Customs seizures effectively. Anna’s broad international disputes practice has extended to management of trade mark disputes in every continent and infringement litigation in Africa, the Asia Pacific Region and widely in Europe (including Albania, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, and Turkey).
Anna also assists brand owners in the non-contentious matters affecting their portfolios including acquisitions, disposals, restructuring, licensing arrangements, name changes and assignments and related recordals programmes.
Post-Brexit, Anna will continue to hold representation and audience rights before the EUIPO, the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union. Anna is English and Irish qualified, and she will operate her EU trade mark practice from our Polish office.