Jemma advises clients on all IP issues, from IP strategy and clearance, licensing arrangements through to IP disputes and copy clearance. She has a wealth of experience protecting and managing IP. 

Jemma assists clients in not only enforcing clients’ IP rights against competitor infringers but also defending them when they are accused. Jemma provides strategic advice with a view to bringing any dispute, where appropriate, to a pragmatic solution. 

Clients praise Jemma for being smart, technically capable, and easy to work with. 

Relevant experience includes: 

  • Negotiating a publishing agreement for a book deal on behalf of a British restaurant chain
  • Management of an online retailers' international trade mark portfolio
  • Advising businesses in the Food and Drink sector on the protection of their brand and packaging designs
  • Acting for defendants in a High Court case relating to copyright and design right infringement
  • Assisting a manufacturer of high-end home lighting products in enforcing their registered designs to successfully prevent infringing products being sold in numerous countries 
  • Defending a company in the tech sector who was accused of trade mark infringement by a multi-million pound US company
  • Advising businesses in various sectors on the scope and form of new registered design protection
  • Acting for various UK brands (including an online fashion retailer group) in the management and enforcement of their trade mark portfolios
  • Oxford University 2017-2018 
  • BPP Law School 2009-2011
  • Leeds University 2006-2009

Jemma is a very able ‘allrounder’ who continues to impress and is definitely a talented IP lawyer to look out for in years to come

Legal 500 2021