Charlotte Duly, Head of Brand Protection
Charlotte Duly specialises in the protection, maintenance and enforcement of trade marks.
Charlotte Duly specialises in the protection, maintenance and enforcement of trade marks, including brand clearance, along with domain name issues and the protection of designs.
Charlotte has over 15 years experience of managing a number of large clients with global trade mark portfolios, including clearing new brands and devising protection and enforcement strategies, along with oppositions and cancellation actions, settlement negotiations, mediation, coexistence agreements and assignments.
Charlotte contributed to A User’s Guide to Trade Marks and Passing Off, fourth edition, Nicholas Caddick QC and Ben Longstaff.
Charlotte is an active member of Marques and CITMA, being involved with committees for both organisations.
Brexit: Trade Marks and Designs
Charlotte outlines all you need to know before the next post-Brexit deadline on trade marks and designs
#cake – a trial by social media
Brexit and intellectual property: Gibraltar, the Isle of Man and
Charlotte looks at where else trade mark and design protection may be required following Brexit.
Charlotte Duly writes for the Trademark Lawyer Magazine on the legal issues that tribute bands face when selecting a name
Picking a name for a tribute act that makes it clear what they offer whilst avoiding issues with the actual band can be a challenge.
Brexit and Intellectual Property: one month on
Charlotte looks at the impact of Brexit on intellectual property one month on
We’re not all going on a summer holiday – what are the implications for all those unused trade mark registrations?
IP in a Pod: Social Media
What IP issues surround the use and protection of hashtags, memes, GIFs and stickers?
The conception of a drinks brand - innovation and IP
Captain Tom Moore – a positive pandemic trade mark story
Recent applications for various “Tom Moore” marks have been a welcome reminder of the positive stories that emerged from lockdown.
UKIPO to end period of interrupted days on 29 July
Harry & Meghan's ARCHEWELL US trade mark - not as hopeless as some reports suggest
Charlotte Duly writes for Intellectual Property Magazine on the latest chapter in the Michael Gleissner saga
IP in a Pod: Brand Audits
Discussing the importance of brand audits and the key points to consider when completing one.
EUIPO deadline extensions in light of COVID19 come to an end on 18 May 2020
Sky v Skykick: A sigh of relief for trade mark owners?
Charlotte and Rahim look at the recent decision in the Sky v Skykick case that should be good news for businesses who own trade marks.
Update on deadlines in light of COVID-19
The Intellectual Property team offer an update on relevant deadlines in light of COVID-19.
Trade mark scam - New style of fake EUIPO requests for payment
The Intellectual Property team outline what you should do if you have been impacted by a scam involving fake EUIPO decision notifications.
IP in a Pod: What impact has COVID-19 had on the world of IP?
Our team explore how COVID-19 has impacted IP.
Intellectual Property update: COVID-19
IP in a Pod: The impact of Megxit – A trade mark lawyer’s perspective
A look at the 'Sussex Royal' brand and the trademark issues around it.