Senior Associate, Chartered Trade Mark Attorney
Trade Marks


Claire is a senior associate in our trade marks team. She advises clients on the availability, protection, use and enforcement of trade marks and is experienced in the management of worldwide portfolios.

Areas of Expertise

  • Trade mark searching and clearance
  • Inherent registrability (absolute grounds) objections
  • International filing strategies
  • Oppositions and cancellation proceedings
  • Negotiating settlements


Claire has worked with clients in a diverse range of fields, including sports and fitness, newspaper publishing and real estate.

Claire has also gained first-hand knowledge of in-house IP work, having begun her career as a trade mark administrator at a large entertainment company. She also undertook a five-month secondment at a multinational alcoholic beverages company in 2015.


Claire has a degree in English and History from the University of Southampton. She joined the trade mark profession in 2011 and qualified as a trade mark attorney in 2017.

Prior to joining Mewburn Ellis in 2021, Claire was a trade mark attorney at a full service global law firm.


Claire is recognised as a "key lawyer" in the 2023 edition of The Legal 500.