Maeve advises on a diverse range of intellectual property issues. She is particularly interested in the life-sciences, pharmaceutical and medical device fields and has advised on numerous patent and SPC matters. She has also cultivated a keen interest in intellectual property issues affecting broadcast media, having worked at two of the UK’s largest broadcasters, the BBC and BSkyB. Maeve has advised on many copyright issues, including format claims, music copyright disputes, copyright term and fair dealing. She also has experience of trade mark and passing off matters, in addition to confidentiality issues and royalty disputes.
Maeve has assisted in patent and SPC invalidity proceedings before the High Court and has advised on a number of County Court claims. Her experience of overseas matters includes coordinating pan-European patent and SPC litigation strategy and managing US trade mark infringement proceedings.
Maeve was awarded a Diploma in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Oxford in 2012 and is a member of the AIPPI.
Prior to joining Wiggin Maeve worked at Redd. She also spent two years in the BBC’s Intellectual Property team and originally trained at Herbert Smith.