Rachel Conroy

Partner

Rachel, Partner, is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and European Trade Mark Attorney.

Rachel has extensive experience in all aspects of brand protection and portfolio management, including searching, selecting, filing and prosecution of Trade Marks before the UK and European Union Trade Mark offices, as well as in a wide range of countries worldwide. Rachel is experienced in contentious matters and settlement negotiations, including the drafting and re-working of co-existence agreements. Rachel is particularly experienced in trade mark clearance searching, using her skills and experience to advise clients on potential risks in a clear, concise manner and with a commercial perspective.

Rachel works with clients in a broad range of industries including the pharmaceutical sector, financial services, technology, retail, food and drink, music and publishing. Her work includes counterfeit cases with Trading Standards and customs authorities in a range of countries.

Rachel is a member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) and the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG) to which she regularly contributes case reviews and articles on developments in trade mark law.

Rachel also undertakes pro bono work for an organisation at the cutting edge of design and technology, filing and prosecuting trademark applications worldwide.

 

Recent work

  • Acted for a large medical equipment company on a trade mark application for a specific type of medical device.
  • Assisted a telecommunications company to oppose an application by another party for a similar mark to its own, resulting in the parties entering into a coexistence agreement.
  • Portfolio and dispute management for an international security systems company.
  • Portfolio management for a client in the corrosion prevention and sealing technology industry.
  • Searching, clearing and advising for a major telecommunications client.

Publications

Events

PTMG Autumn Conference 2018, Dubrovnik

PTMG Autumn Conference, Oslo, October 2016

Westminster Media Forum Keynote Seminar: ‘The UK Fashion Industry’, London, April 2016

PTMG 92nd Conference and AGM, London, March 2016

‘Changes in the trade mark system may affect your business’, Trade mark workshop, London Office, 23 February 2016

ITMA Moot Trial ‘Jack Wills v House of Fraser’, attending, London, January 2016

PTMG conference, “A Polish Rhapsody – Stay Tuned in Pharmaceutical Trade Marks”, Warsaw, October 2015

Speaker, Evidence Round Table, November 2014

PTMG conference, “All Change! Exploring Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Today and Tomorrow”, Hamburg, March 2013

PTMG conference, “Realities for Pharmaceutical Trade Marks in the Physical and Virtual World”, Barcelona, October 2012

PTMG conference, “Policy, Practice & Pitfalls – Pharmaceutical Trade Marks in Europe and Beyond”, Brussels, March 2012

PTMG conference, “Pharmaceutical Trade Marks in a Shrinking World”, Prague, October 2011

IBIL Brands Seminar, ‘Trade Marks: The Future of the Advertising Function’, March 2011

Trade Mark and Domain Names

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John Wallace

Managing Partner
Head of Practice Group

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Naomi Jenkins

Trade Mark Attorney
 

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Gillian Farmer

Trade Mark Assistant
 

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Roshani Muniweera

Trade Mark Attorney
 

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Dr. Isabel Blanco

PhD and Lawyer (Spanish Qualified)
 

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Hannah Cramp

Trade Mark Assistant
 

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Charlotte Duly

Partner
 

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Donna Trysburg

Trade Mark Attorney
 

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Ana S. Maeso

Partner, Boult Wade, S.L.
 

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Tony Pluckrose

Partner
 

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Jessica Guest

Trade Mark Assistant
 

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Henry Schlaefli

Trade Mark Attorney
 

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Angharad Rolfe Johnson

Trade Mark Attorney
 

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Álvaro Cabeza

Principal and Partner, Boult Wade, S.L.
 

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Anusha Arunasalam

Trade Mark Attorney
 

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Catherine Wolfe

Partner
 

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Emma Pitcher

Partner
 

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Natalie Barnard

Paralegal
 

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Jo Newcombe

Paralegal
 

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Emily Scott

Trade Mark Attorney
 

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Ai Ling Lim-Lee

Trade Mark Attorney
 

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Daniela Paull

Trade Mark Attorney
 

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Luke Portnow

Trade Mark Attorney
 

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Peter Vaughan

Trade Mark Attorney
 

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Michael C. Maier, LL.M.

Partner
 

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Connor Thorogood

Trade Mark Attorney
 

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Felicity Hide

Partner
 

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Rachel Conroy Partner

Contact me

Phone our  office Email me

Phone this number +44 (0)20 7430 7500

Email this address rconroy@boult.com

My location

My location

Salisbury Square House
8 Salisbury Square
London
EC4Y 8AP

Sectors and practice areas

Sectors

  • Banking and financial services
  • Cosmetics and perfumery
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment and media
  • Food and drink
  • Insurance
  • Mobile consumer products
  • Music and entertainment
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Retail
  • Security and fire protection
  • Software and technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Water treatment

Practice areas

  • Opposition and dispute work
  • Portfolio management
  • Prosecution
  • Searching and brand clearance

Memberships

  • IPSoc
  • CITMA
  • PTMG

Qualifications

  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney
  • European Trade Mark Attorney
  • LLB (Hons) Law, Queen Mary University of London
Testimonials
Recommended in Who’s Who Legal: Trademarks, 2016
Recognised as a 'Rising Star' in Euromoney's Expert Guide, Trade Marks, 2016
Recognised as a 'Rising Star' in Euromoney's Expert Guide, Trade Marks, 2015

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