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Charlotte Duly

Head of Brand Protection

Charlotte specialises in the protection, maintenance and enforcement of trademarks.

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About

Charlotte Duly specialises in the protection, maintenance and enforcement of trade marks, including  brand clearance, along with copyright and domain name issues and the protection of designs.

Charlotte has over 16 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, domain name disputes, settlement negotiations, mediation, coexistence agreements and assignments.

Charlotte assists clients of all sizes from diverse sectors including software, finance, insurance, fashion, retail, food and drink, sports, leisure, entertainment and technology.

Charlotte is a co-author of 'A User’s Guide to Trade Marks and Passing Off', fifth edition.

Charlotte is an active member of INTA, Marques and CITMA, being involved with committees for all three organisations and is the Co-Chair of the Marques Education Team.

Charlotte is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and Solicitor admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience

  • Advising on and implementing brand clearance, trade mark protection and enforcement strategies for brand owners.
  • Conducting trade mark opposition, revocation and cancellation proceedings in the UK and EUIPO.
  • Advising businesses in relation to the infringement and validity of intellectual property rights including patents, trade marks, design rights and copyright.
  • Advising on national and international co-existence and collaboration agreements.

Our thinking

  • World Trademark Review quotes Charlotte Duly on a recent Supreme Court director liability ruling

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    In The Press

  • CDR Magazine quotes Charlotte Duly on the inter partes process for trade mark opposition

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    In The Press

  • Qatar joins the Madrid Protocol

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    Quick Reads

  • City AM quotes Charlotte Duly on the importance of business branding

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    In The Press

  • City AM quotes Charlotte Duly on Tesco’s Clubcard rebrand after losing battle with Lidl

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    In The Press

  • World Intellectual Property Review quotes Charlotte Duly on Tesco’s trademark row with Lidl over its Clubcard logo

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    In The Press

  • Rebranding: What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.

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    Quick Reads

  • The ongoing fight against fakes

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    Quick Reads

  • Good news for users of the Madrid System

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    Quick Reads

  • Managing IP quotes Charlotte Duly on the Supreme Court SkyKick ruling

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    In The Press

  • Charles Russell Speechlys named ‘UK Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year’ at the Managing IP Awards 2023

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    News

  • Trade marks: an overview of the registration process

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    Insights

  • ITV This Morning quotes Charlotte Duly on the “Wagatha Christie” trademark

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    In The Press

  • Wagatha Christie: The Trade Mark

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    Quick Reads

  • Sky News quotes Charlotte Duly on Lidl’s trademark win against Tesco

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    In The Press

  • UKIPO guidance on NFTs and virtual goods

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    Quick Reads

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