Expertise

Emma Armitage is a partner in the Litigation Group and heads up our Intellectual Property Litigation Group. She specialises in all aspects of intellectual property litigation including trade marks, passing off, copyrights and related rights, designs, patents and confidential information. In addition, Emma has substantial experience in contractual disputes principally around advertising, marketing, licensing and distribution disputes (both litigation and arbitration).

She has also advised clients on many aspects of trademark portfolio management, including clearance searches, oppositions, where to register, registrability, cost and procedure.

Emma has significant experience working for retail and consumer and financial services clients and also leads the firm's Fashion Law Group.

Emma is consistently recommended for IP by Legal 500 as "sure-footed when it comes to making tactical decisions" and "tenacious and tactical". Emma is also recommended as an IP Star (trade marks) 2016 and 2017 by Managing Intellectual Property.