Kathy Berry

Kathy Berry

Senior PSL, London

Overview

Kathy’s practice encompasses a broad range of contentious and non-contentious issues relating to intellectual property rights.

Work highlights include advising on:
 
  • an international car rental business’s divestment of its car rental business in Brazil, including a long-term trade mark licensing agreement for co-branding, and its investment in, and strategic cooperation with, a major Chinese car rental company, including a brand cooperation agreement
  • transactions involving complicated intellectual property separation issues for large multinational organisations, including financial institutions
  • complex copyright issues including those arising out of the establishment of an internet trading platform; use of third party copyright works in internal and external communications; and the implications for clients of a range of legal developments including the EU Copyright Directive
  • computerised and internet gaming issues and disputes
  • a broad range of intellectual property issues in the administrations of Lehman Brothers and Waterford Wedgwood, among others 
Professional experience
  • 2017 to date: Senior Professional Support Lawyer, Linklaters
  • 2012 – 2017: Managing Associate, Linklaters
  • 2008 - 2012: Associate, Linklaters
  • 2006 - 2008: Trainee Solicitor, Linklaters
Education
  • 2008 - 2009: University of Oxford, PGDip Intellectual Property Law & Practice (Distinction)
  • 2008: University of Cambridge, MA
  • 2005: Nottingham Law School, Legal Practice Course (Distinction)
  • 2001 - 2004: Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, BA Hons, Law