Charlotte joined the firm in 2021, after graduating from the University of Birmingham in 2021 with a degree in Geography. During her final year she completed her dissertation on the spatial and temporal variation in the water quality, biodiversity and community composition of two streams in north Wales. After finishing University, Charlotte set up her own small food business, which gave her a unique appreciation for the importance of brand distinctiveness, and sparked an interest in intellectual property.
Charlotte assists a wide range of clients from individuals to multinational corporations in a variety of UK, International and overseas trade mark matters. Charlotte works with clients from a number of different commercial sectors including food/drink, hospitality, healthcare/fitness, cosmetics, finance/investment and software development.
Charlotte has been involved with conducting clearance searches and advising on the availability/registrability of proposed trade marks, filing trade mark applications, advising on, filing and defending oppositions, preparing settlement agreements/undertakings, advising on infringement matters, and advising on domain disputes, including preparing and filing UDRP complaints.
Charlotte assists the associates and partners with all aspects of trade mark law, but particularly enjoys helping clients to identify marks that are available for use/registration, and to secure registration of their proposed marks. Charlotte also has a particular interest in domain disputes, and has experience in assisting to obtain positive outcomes.
BSc (Hons) in Geography, University of Birmingham, 2020