Sofia handles all aspects of trade mark work, with a particular focus on trade mark searches, management of trade mark portfolios and contentious proceedings such as complex families of oppositions and similar actions in multiple jurisdictions. She is experienced in drafting and negotiating settlement agreements, often in tandem with contentious proceedings.
Sofia also has extensive experience of oppositions, revocation and invalidity actions in the UK as well as EUTM oppositions. She has represented clients at hearings before the UK-IPO and in appeals before the Appointed Person, while also being involved in appeals to the English courts and the European General Court.
Sofia works for a wide range of UK and international clients, including individuals, SMBs and multinationals across a diverse range of areas including pharmaceuticals, food and drink, computer games, watches and jewellery, defence apparatus, and molecular biology.