Esther advises on all of the trade mark aspects relating to branding and is an expert in securing trade mark rights. Working across numerous industries, she provides clear, strategic advice on how her clients can utilise their IP to achieve their business goals.
Esther is involved in all aspects of trade mark protection and portfolio management including trade mark selection, prosecution and enforcement. She works across a variety of sectors, and has particular experience within automotive, IT, insurance, food & drink and publishing.
Esther’s clients are SMEs and multinational corporations from a range of sectors, with a particular focus on the US market. She manages the international brand and trade mark portfolios of those companies to meet their business needs. Her clients rely on her ability to develop trade mark strategies which clearly match their commercial needs and solve their legal branding challenges as they arise.
Esther graduated from Pembroke College, Oxford, with a degree in English Language and Literature and joined Marks & Clerk in 2001. Prior to working for Marks & Clerk, she worked as an Account Manager for a PR agency and had 7 years’ experience working in PR and marketing. She also teaches at Nottingham Law School on the professional certificate in trade mark practice. Her practice areas for teaching are searching and client management.
Registered and Chartered Trade Mark Attorney (UK)
Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary University of London (2003)
MA (hons) English Language and Literature, University of Oxford (1996)