Clare Cornell leads Finnegan’s London trade mark group and has 20 years’ experience in the IP industry. Her practice focusses on all aspects of trade mark portfolio management. Clare also specialises in trade mark enforcement and seeking settlement of complex IP disputes.
Clare is a both a Chartered and European trade mark and patent attorney having qualified to practice in the UK and in Europe in both disciplines. Skilled in coordinating national and international trade mark filing strategies, Clare serves an international client base, including through the UK Intellectual Property Office and the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) Madrid International trade mark registration system. She has particular experience working with attorneys in China on the opposition and cancellation of bad faith trade mark applications and registrations.
Clare assists large multinational businesses in the management of their IP portfolios, working with in-house decision makers to ensure the smooth day to day running of their registration and enforcement matters and keeping portfolios up-to-date. Working closely with businesses in this manner provides her with valuable insight into the needs of a busy in-house IP team.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Clare A. Cornell