Intellectual Property (Band 1)
Practice Areas: As a Partner and Head of Technology and Media, Jessica has over 10 years experience of advising businesses on intellectual property and technology matters. Her wide experience covers contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters, such as infringement and passing off, trade mark oppositions and validity issues, trade mark registrations and portfolio management, licensing and transfers. On the IT front, she deals with all types of software, hardware and hosting contracts, internet issues and data protection. Her clients include technology owners, media businesses, retailers, creative businesses and entrepreneurs.
Professional Memberships: Law Society; Institute of Trade Mark Agents.
Career: Trainee at Hammonds, qualified 1998; TLT Solicitors 2000-07; Withy King 2007 and set up the Technology & Media team; partner 2008.
Publications: Various regional and specialist press.
Personal: Birmingham University and Limoges University (LLB Law with French, Diplome d’Etudes Juridiques Francaises); Chester College of Law LPC. Aside from her young family, interests include travel, walking, cycling, skiing and ceramics.