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Slaughter and May

Living Wage
ONE BUNHILL ROW, LONDON, EC1Y 8YY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7600 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7090 5000
DX:
11 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.slaughterandmay.com
Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, London

Cathy Connolly

Tel:
Work 020 7600 1200
Email:
Slaughter and May

Work Department

IP/IT

Position

Partner specialising in all aspects of intellectual property and information technology. Her practice includes the protection and exploitation of patents, trade marks, copyright and know-how. She has extensive experience advising on licensing, franchising and technology transfer as well as the IP and technology aspects of mergers, acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and flotations.

Career

Articled Slaughter and May, qualified 1995; partner 2001.

Member

Law Society.

Education

Trinity College, Dublin (LLB); London University (LLM).


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

The 'technically strong' intellectual property team at Slaughter and May provides 'well-thought-out advice' particularly in strategic, commercial and transactional matters. The group is instructed by Tata Steel Group on complex IP element of the company's €15bn joint venture with thyssenkrupp, this included brand licensing and research and development agreements. In another work highlight, the department acted for Tottenham Hotspur  on its kit supply and sponsorship agreement with Nike.  Susie Middlemiss heads the practice and has particular expertise in disputes, while Cathy Connolly leads on non-contentious IP matters. Other key names to note include David Ives, particularly for international licensing arrangements, and recently promoted partner Duncan Blaikie.

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