Teresa So

Teresa So

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Services Limited
Registered UK and European Trade Mark Attorney

Biography

Teresa is a UK and EU Trade Mark and Design Attorney in the Firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group in London. Teresa's main areas of practice include global brand management and advisory work, and trade mark prosecution and disputes in the UK and EU. Prior to joining the Firm, Teresa worked at an in-house IP team of an international FMCG company.

Practice Focus

Teresa advises on various aspects of trade mark and design protection and enforcement, including global filing strategies, clearance searching and transactions involving intellectual property for the UK, EU and overseas. Teresa has experience in trade mark disputes such as infringements, passing off, oppositions, cancellation actions, company name disputes, as well as negotiatons of settlements.

Teresa works with a number of global clients across different industries including FMCG, retail and the automotive industries. With her in-house experience, Teresa has a good understanding of the practical commercial pressures and implications that clients face, and provides commercially astute and practical legal advice on a range of IP issues.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising a global tobacco company on a range of trade mark issues, including assisting in a number of high profile dispute matters including at the UK High Court.

  • Advising on the global brand management and strategy for a leading international FMCG company.

  • Managing the global trade mark prosecution and disputes for an international automotive company and providing advisory work for a number of filing, branding and clearance projects

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg) - Member
  • Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) - Member

Admissions

  • United Kingdom

Education

  • Nottingham Trent University (Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice, Commendation) (2017)
  • Queen Mary University of London (Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice, Merit) (2015)
  • BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course, Distinction) (2013)
  • King's College London, UK (LLB, 2:1) (2012)

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • English