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Cathleen Blackburn

Tel:
Work 01865 339330
Email:
Maier Blackburn LLP

Position

Cathleen specialises in intellectual property law, with particular emphasis on copyright, publishing and trade mark licensing. She acts for publishers, authors, libraries, museums and other cultural and heritage organisations. She also advises on commercial agreements and transactions generally.

Career

Trained Linklaters & Paines, qualified 1986; Morrell Peel & Gamlen; Manches LLP; founding partner of Maier Blackburn LLP.

Languages

French and German.

Member

Copyright Committee, Association of Learned Professional and Society Publishers; Museums Copyright Group.

Education

University of Oxford, Lady Margaret Hall (MA Modern Languages).

Leisure

Hill walking, swimming, reading.


South East: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Leading individuals

Cathleen Blackburn - Maier Blackburn LLP

Within: Intellectual property

Boutique firm Maier Blackburn LLP predominantly provides services to media and publishing clients, and is best known for its significant expertise in copyright matters. The firm is also adept in handling IP licencing and contracts, as part of the non-contentious practice managed by co-founder Cathleen Blackburn, who also has significant experience in matters with a cross-border element. Fellow co-founder Steven Maier handles the contentious side of the firm's work, particularly in the areas of copyright, trade mark, and domain name disputes.

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Media and entertainment

Within: Leading individuals

Cathleen Blackburn - Maier Blackburn LLP

Within: Media and entertainment

Focusing primarily on publishing sector clients, Maier Blackburn LLP is experienced in both contentious and non-contentious media work. 'Consummate professional' Cathleen Blackburn heads up the contentious side of the practice, and is particularly experienced in commercial contract and IP issues faced by publishing sector clients. Contentious specialist Steven Maier is active in both IP and commercial litigation.

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