Jessica Le Gros heads Baker McKenzie’s Trade Mark Registration practice in London. She has extensive experience in intellectual property enforcement, particularly in trade mark infringement and customs matters. For two years, she served as operations manager for Unilever’s global trade mark portfolio. Jessica is a member of the European Communities Trade Mark Association and a qualified solicitor in New Zealand.
Jessica focuses her practice on global trade mark prosecution and advisory work for the Firm’s global and regional clients. She has particular experience implementing Baker McKenzie’s offshored portfolio management model, and refining innovative technological and process-based offerings to clients in the areas of clearance, filing acquisition and disposal of trade marks.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- European Communities Trade Mark Association - Member
- New Zealand (1999)
- University of Auckland (LL.B., Honors) (1999)
Co-author, "IP Clinic: What Issues Need to be Dealt with in a Corporate Rebrand?" Managing IP, July-August 2014, this was first published by Managing IP
Author, "Recipe for Success?," ITMA Review: The Journal of the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, March-April 2013, this was first published by the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys
Author, "Outsourcing: Unlock Your IP Potential," Intellectual Property Magazine, October 2012, this was first published on the Intellectual Property Magazine