About Me

I am a Legal Director in the Intellectual Property Group based in Dubai, specialising in all aspects of brand protection.

I first qualified as a New York State Attorney-at-Law and on return to Europe, qualified as both an Irish and UK Trade Mark Attorney. I have been in the Middle East since 2015, advising clients on brand protection issues across the MENA region and internationally. I particularly specialise in the protection and enforcement of trade marks, which includes clearance searches, international branding strategies, infringement actions, anti-counterfeiting measures and domain name disputes.

I represent clients across a wide variety of sectors including F&B, hospitality, fashion, cosmetics, electronics, FMCG, and pharmaceuticals. Having practised in multiple continents, my international experience allows me to bring a global and holistic approach to our clients' brand protection concerns.
Education

Studied

  • Queen's University, Belfast, LLB, Law
  • Fordham University, New York, LLM, Intellectual Property and Information Technology

Admissions

  • New York State Bar in 2010
  • European Community Trade Mark Attorney in 2012

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