Carol is a UK Chartered Trade Mark Attorney with extensive experience both in industry and private practice. Her expertise includes brand management, advising on trade mark filing strategies and dealing with UK, EU, US and international trade mark contentious and non-contentious matters. Carol has experience managing a wide range of portfolios for clients in various sectors including tech start-ups, FMCG, finance, fashion and the food and drinks sector. Before entering private practice, Carol worked in house for 3 years with PepsiCo’s trade mark team in Dallas, USA.
Carol is part of the IP Inclusive community and an active member of the Careers in Ideas task force and leads their mentoring scheme for those wanting to enter the IP profession. She is passionate about diversity and inclusion, is on the CITMA Diversity and Inclusion Working Group and sits on the IP Inclusive Advisory Board. Carol is also very involved with the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) and sits on the CITMA Council, the CITMA Paralegal Committee, the CITMA Publication & Communication Committee and the CITMA Review Working Group.