Georgie is an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation group. She advises clients in a range of sectors, including the Life Sciences, Retail & Consumer and Media sectors on primarily contentious IP matters covering patents, designs, copyright, trade marks and passing off. Georgie has experience of litigation in the IPEC, High Court and Court of Appeal as well as having extensive experience of co-ordinating multi- jurisdictional litigation. She also has experience of dealing with trade mark disputes in the trade mark registries, including the UKIPO and EUIPO, as well patent matters in the EPO.
Prior to joining Wiggin, Georgie worked at Bird & Bird LLP in their Intellectual Property department and spent several years working on a wide variety of contentious and non-contentious matters, with a particular focus on litigation in relation to patents and designs. Georgie also completed a part-time virtual secondment for a company in the chemical and renewable energy sector working on commercial and transactional IP matters.
Georgie completed the Oxford University Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice in 2017.
Georgie is an active member of the firm’s LGBT+ Network, working to develop policies and organise events to promote inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. Georgie is also on the Committee of IPOut, an industry wide community for LGBT+ people and their allies working in the IP professions. She is also a member of the Pro Bono and Volunteering committees, which form part of the firm’s Responsibility initiative.