Fiona is an Associate in the Intellectual Property department, within the Brands Group.
Fiona specialises in the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, advising clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters, with a particular emphasis on trade marks, copyright and related rights, confidential information and passing off.
She also has expertise in strategic advice in relation to trade marks and copyright and designs, as well as advising on brand protection strategies including clearance, monitoring, enforcement and portfolio management. Fiona has particular experience in both online and offline brand enforcement for clients in the retail sector, as well as various companies in the gaming industry.
Additionally, Fiona has experience in obtaining and securing domain name take down requests and offering IP support on corporate transactions.
Fiona acts for a broad range of clients, from individuals to multinational companies, across a wide range of sectors, including retail and e-commerce, fashion and luxury goods, technology and gaming.
Fiona represents clients in proceedings before the High Court, The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, and in trade mark registry and opposition proceedings before the UKIPO.
Fiona is a non-executive committee member of the Society for Junior Intellectual Property Practitioners as well as member of The British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association.
Associate, Gunnercooke LLP
Solicitor, Pinsent Masons LLP
Trainee Solicitor, Pinsent Masons LLP
University of Oxford, PGDip in Intellectual Property Law and Practice
University of Law, Legal Practice Course
University of Birmingham, Law LLB
Articles and Publications
- Timms F., ‘The Art of EU Trademark Registrations: Is Intention to Use Now Required?’, International Trademark Association, 20 January 2021
- Dennis G. and Timms F., ‘Puma’s quest to block Nike’s FOOTWARE mark is de-feeted’, World Trademark Review, 23 September 2020