Thalia joined the firm as a paralegal in the Intellectual Property Team in January 2019 and qualified as a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney in August 2022.

Thalia's work involves managing, protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights including trade marks, designs and domain names, at a national and international level. She works on contentious and non-contentious matters covering the full range of intellectual property matters.

Thalia's experience includes providing clients with pre-filing advice, conducting clearance searches, drafting specifications and filing proposals, dealing with specification queries from the UK and EU Intellectual Property Offices, filing applications and overseeing procedural details of trade mark and design registrations in the UK and internationally. Thalia has experience in drafting contacts such as intellectual property assignment documents, and liaising with foreign agents to prosecute and maintain worldwide trade mark portfolios.

On the contentious side, her work involves managing oppositions, advising on conflicting applications, negotiating in disputes, preparing statements of case, drafting witness statements and compiling evidence. She has also assisted with domain name disputes and actions at the UK Company Names Tribunal.

Thalia acts for clients in various sectors including retail, real estate, banking, insurance and charities.


Examples of experience include:

  • Assisted a renowned clothing and footwear designer in successfully opposing and taking enforcement action in the UK and EU against a copycat from China
  • Alexander Duckham & Co Ltd – assists in managing the large global trade mark portfolio, including trade mark filings and strategies
  • Denby Brands Limited – assists in providing advice in relation to protection of famous DENBY brand and handling international trade mark portfolio
  • R.H. Smith & Sons (t/a Smiffys) – assists in managing its global design and trade mark portfolio
  • ME and EM Limited – assists on its global trade mark and design matters, including trade mark filing strategies, oppositions and clearance searches.