Kate O'Rourke, Senior Counsel
Kate is a solicitor and registered trade mark attorney, with over 25 years experience in relation to trade marks and related copyright, design and internet matters.
SummaryKate is a solicitor and registered trade mark attorney, with over 25 years experience in relation to trade marks and related copyright, design and internet matters. She leads the Trade Mark Registration and Protection team at the firm and her work includes advising on the adoption, registration and enforcement of trade marks and designs internationally.
Kate is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Many of Kate's clients are in the leisure and retail industries with interests across the globe. Kate was President of the UK Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys from 2016 to 2018 and is now the Immediate Past President. She is also a member of the INTA Pro Bono Committee. Kate was awarded an MBE in 2016 for services to education.
News & Insights
Charles Russell Speechlys and City and Islington College announce winner of inaugural student art competition
Kate O’Rourke ranked one of top 250 women in global 2017 IP rankings
Senior counsel at Charles Russell Speechlys, Kate O'Rourke, has once again been included in the global IP Stars' top 250 women in IP 2017.
Setting an example
ITMA now has a royal charter to go with its determination to defend the promotion protection and enforcement of IP rights.