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Emmy Hunt

Trade Mark Attorney

Emmy is a trade mark attorney with experience in advising on the protection and enforcement of trade marks and designs.  She advises clients on all the issues raised by brand creation, protection, exploitation and enforcement and she has particular experience in the management of international brand portfolios and acting for clients in contentious proceedings before the UK Intellectual Property Office and the EUIPO.

Although Emmy has worked with clients in many industry sectors, she has particular knowledge and awareness of the fashion, technology and media industries.

Emmy has contributed articles and case summaries for various publications including the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Managing Intellectual Property, Trademark World and the Australian publication, IP Forum.

She has delivered talks and training on a range of trade mark and design issues and regularly volunteers at the UK IPO clinic providing free trade mark advice.

 

 

Emmy’s experience includes:

  • Clearing new brands and providing registrability advice for clients in various sectors including software, electronics hardware, computer games, films, restaurants and financial services.
  • Advising on the protection of non-traditional marks, including packaging, product design features and get up.
  • Managing an international portfolio of brands for a leading fashion designer.
  • Providing strategic advice and representation of a global software company before the EUIPO and UK IPO in contentious proceedings.
  • Acting for an international manufacturer of hair and beauty products for its trade mark portfolio in the UK and EU, including opposition and cancellation proceedings and further appeals.

Prior to working at Redd, Emmy has also gained experience:

  • Advising on certification schemes and filing applications for certification marks before the UK IPO.
  • Advising on the exploitation of rights including licences of trade marks, designs and image rights.
  • Advising brand owners on domain name portfolio management including the registration of new domains and gTLds, watching services and enforcement programmes, including recovery of domain names through Nominet and ICANN.
  • Managing design filing programmes before the EUIPO and UK IPO including acting for a beverage product manufacturer in contentious design invalidity proceedings.

Emmy studied Law and Politics at Birmingham University, graduating in 2000.  She joined Olswang’s IP department and continued to study part time, completing the Legal Practice Course at BPP, London in 2004 and completing the ITMA trade mark attorney qualification in 2008. Emmy joined Redd in 2014.

Emmy is a member of the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA). She has contributed articles to IP Forum, the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, Managing Intellectual Property and Trademark World. She regularly advises small businesses and start-ups through the UK IPO’s free trade mark advice clinics.

Emmy has contributed articles and case summaries for various publications.

She has delivered talks and training on a range of trade mark and design issues and regularly volunteers at the UK IPO clinic providing free trade mark advice.

She is ranked as a leader in her field by the legal directories.

  • Who’s Who Legal (Trade Marks) (2016).
  • Who’s Who Legal (Trade Marks) (2015).





t: +44 (0) 20 7776 4760

e: emmy.hunt@redd.eu

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