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.
- 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.