Clare is a UK Chartered Trade Mark Attorney.
She joined the firm in 2000, having graduated from the University of Hull with a First Class Honours degree in History. She became a Partner in 2011 and handles trade mark work in a variety of sectors.
Type of clients and client work
Clare works for a wide range of clients, from individuals through to global corporations, handling all aspects of UK, European Union, and worldwide clearance searching, prosecution and enforcement, as well as domain name disputes. She also manages significant global portfolios, and supports companies with their expansion plans by developing and implementing global IP portfolio strategies.
Clare works with clients in a wide variety of sectors, including: sport, financial services, medical technology, food and beverage, entertainment, leisure, fashion, tourism and retail.
Qualifications and Memberships
- UK Registered Trade Mark Attorney, 2005
- Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys
- International Trademark Association
BA Hons, University of Hull, History, 1998
Clare has been noted as "relaxed and unflappable under pressure" and highlighted for her "great manner with clients"; "Mann is very professional, gives sound counsel and communicates clearly" in World Trademark Review’s annual “World's Leading Trademark Professionals” publication. In the 2021 edition of this publication, Clare was noted for being "quick and responsive" and helping companies to expand their portfolios internationally.
Clare was a ‘Recommended lawyer’ in the 2017 Legal 500 Directory and has also been mentioned in the 2020 edition as a "key lawyer" of the firm. She regularly represents the firm at conferences and other events, including speaking at industry seminars.
In September 2017, Clare published a trade mark article in the Brighton & Hove Independent newspaper and has previously been published in a number of industry journals.