Make an enquiry

Suzanne Power

Associate

A.A. Thornton & Co

Suzanne Power is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney handling trade mark, design and copyright matters in the UK, EU and overseas. Suzanne’s clients operate within a number of industries, with a particular focus on the fashion retail, healthcare and food & beverage sectors.

Services


  • Copyright
  • Design Rights
  • Domain Names
  • Trade Marks
  • Anti-Counterfeiting

Core Responsibilities


  • Prosecution of UK, EU, International and foreign national trade mark applications
  • Undertaking and advising on the results of clearance searches, to check for conflicts with earlier intellectual property rights
  • Advising on infringement and enforcement of intellectual property rights, including handling opposition, revocation and invalidity proceedings at the UK IPO and the EU IPO
  • Negotiating agreements with third parties regarding use and registration of intellectual property rights
  • Devising strategies for the long-term management of intellectual property portfolio
  • Advising in relation to copyright and design protection

 Career


  • She joined A.A. Thornton & Co. after graduating in 2013
  • She qualified as a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney in September 2015
  • Suzanne was promoted to Associate in 2018

Industries


  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Retail

 Qualifications


  • BA Hons French & Linguistics, Jesus College, University of Oxford
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice (Distinction), Queen Mary University of London
  • Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice (Distinction), Nottingham Trent University
  • Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

Professional Memberships


  • Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA)

Languages


  • French
  • German

Related News


IP Inclusive Week at AA Thornton

AA Thornton celebrates IP Inclusive Week AA Thornton took part in the celebration of IP Inclusive Week, to showcase the importance of diversity and inclusion in the IP professions. At the start of the week, IP Inclusive launched a pack for running a work experience day, making it easy for firms to invite students to… Read more »


EU – trade mark legislation changes – part 2

In our article of February 2016, we reported on some approved changes to EU trade mark legislation that would affect both EU-wide trade mark rights, and national trade mark rights in EU member states. Some of these changes entered into force immediately, and others required further legislation to be enacted. The last of the changes… Read more »


INTA is over for another year..

This year, A.A. Thornton & Co. sent a large team to represent the firm at the INTA 139th Annual Meeting, at Barcelona in Spain from 20-24 May 2017. Partners Ian Gill, Vanessa Lawrence, Rachel Havard, Geoff Hussey and Emily Cottrill attended the conference, as well as Registered Trade Mark Attorneys Louise Foster, Nidhi Mukhuty, Suzanne Power, Sarah… Read more »


Related Events


  • PTMG Autumn Conference 2018

    AA Thornton returns to PTMG in Dubrovnik! Consulting Patent Attorney Julie Barrett-Major  and Trade Mark Attorney Suzanne Power represented the firm at the Autumn Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG) conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia from 3rd to 6th October 2018. Julie and Susie hosted a tea and round table event at the Hotel Croatia Cavtat just before the start of… Read more »

Related Publications


  • EU – trade mark legislation changes – part 2

    In our article of February 2016, we reported on some approved changes to EU trade mark legislation that would affect both EU-wide trade mark rights, and national trade mark rights in EU member states. Some of these changes entered into force immediately, and others required further legislation to be enacted. The last of the changes… Read more »

  • New year, New laws

    On 23 and 24 December 2015, the EU Council approved a package of reforms to the laws governing trade marks within the European Union. The reforms are anticipated to have wide-reaching consequences for holders of and applicants for trade mark rights within the EU.

  • ‘Fast Track’ processing of community trade mark applications

    Community trade mark applications that meet certain requirements can now benefit from a new accelerated examination procedure, known as the Fast Track.