Sara Leno has 30 years’ experience as a trade mark attorney and advises on all aspects of trade mark practice. She has acted for a wide range of clients from sole practitioners to multinationals, including those in the fashion, sports and entertainment fields.

    Having started work in-house with a US FMCG company in the UK, Sara has also worked in private practice with patent and trade mark firms before joining us.

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    • Assisting in High Court cases involving a shape trade mark and comparative advertising.
    • Cross revocation and invalidation actions before the UK Intellectual Property Office.
    • Monitoring disputes status around the world for a games company.
    • Appearing before the UK Intellectual Property Office regarding cases involving use of a famous name and other registrability issues.
    • All aspects of trade mark prosecution, disputes and post-registration matters.

    Education

    • Institute of Trademark Attorneys

    Admissions

    • European Trade Mark Attorney, 1996
    • Registered Trade Mark Attorney, 1993

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member, Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA)
    • Member, European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
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