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Parisa Ghatey-Fard


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Parisa is an associate in the Intellectual Property Team.

Parisa has experience advising clients in the consumer products, media and technology industries on a range of IP law. She provides clients with advice on the protection and enforcement of IP rights, including brand protection, anti-counterfeiting, trade mark and copyright infringements and advertising and marketing related matters.

Parisa has completed a secondment to FTSE100 company Unilever where she advised on several key trade mark strategies as well as on advertising and promotional campaigns using social media. As such, Parisa has a strong understanding of clients’ commercial considerations.

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Relevant experience

  • On a number of trade mark and copyright claims, notably for large broadcasters on trade mark and copyright infringement disputes as well as global technology companies on trade mark and copyright enforcement.
  • An international business in the consumer products industry on the management of their trade mark portfolio.
  • A global FMCG company on software, licensing, partnership and sponsorship agreements, including advising on IT security provisions for the creation of a global digital platform.
  • On social media competitions and promotions including social media influencer and ambassador agreements.
  • A number of businesses on the data protection aspects resulting from online sales, promotions and talent contracts.
  • A global manufacturer on a comparative claim made in its advertising which was the subject of complaints from a competitor and advising on potential complaints against the competitor.
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  • 2017 – Legal Practice Course, BPP, London
  • 2016 – Master of Laws (LL.M) in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London, London
  • 2015 – LLB (Hons) English and European Law, Queen Mary University of London, London
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