Rose specialises in intellectual property matters. Rose has experience advising clients on protection, exploitation and enforcement in relation to the full range of intellectual property rights (trade marks, passing off, patents, copyright, designs and misuse of confidential information), advising on contentious and transactional matters. She acts for clients in industries including retail, technology, manufacturing, banking, insurance, charities and healthcare. 

Rose’s contentious practice includes pursuing and defending intellectual property claims, and she has experience advising on issues including ownership, validity, subsistence, registrability, infringement and defences. She has worked on claims in the High Court and Court of Appeal, and is particularly involved in cases issued in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, and has experience of handling specialist small claims. Rose has led on actions in the UK Company Names Tribunal and Nominet's Dispute Resolution Service, and has knowledge of other alternative dispute resolution processes. She has successfully settled a number of disputes for clients. 

Rose's transactional experience involves advising on intellectual property issues and opportunities arising out of corporate transactions, and drafting and negotiating commercial agreements involving intellectual property, such as development agreements and licensing arrangements, as well as transfers of intellectual property. Rose has also worked with clients on intellectual property portfolio management, and the prosecution of applications for trade marks and designs.  

Rose studied at the University of Oxford, at undergraduate level for a degree in Jurisprudence, and later for a Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice. She is a member of the Licensing Executives Society International and the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys and participates in specialist bodies including MARQUES, AIPPI, INTA and CIPA. 


Examples of experience include:
  • Working for Jemella Group on a number of trade mark infringement claims in the High Court and Intellectual Property Enterprise Court 
  • Advising a number of retailers trading in electronics in relation to parallel imports
  • Negotiating the terms of licensing arrangements for a data provider
  • Acting on behalf of Polyframe Group in relation to proceedings issued in the Court of Session, and actions in the UK Company Names Tribunal and Nominet's Dispute Resolution Service.