Olivia Gray > Charles Russell Speechlys LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Retail & Leisure, Technology, Media & Telecommunications


Olivia specialises in the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, including trade marks, copyright and designs. She has acted in cases before the UK’s Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. She also has experience in matters before the UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) and the EU Trade Mark Office (EUIPO). Olivia’s clients cover a broad range of industry sectors including fashion, retail, food and drink, sports, leisure, entertainment and technology.

Olivia is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience highlights:

  • Advising businesses in relation to the infringement and validity of intellectual property rights
  • Advising on and implementing brand clearance, trade mark protection and enforcement strategies for brand owners
  • Conducting trade mark opposition, revocation and cancellation proceedings in the UK and EUIPO
  • Advising on co-existence and collaboration agreements

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property: trade marks, copyright and design

The ‘well-resourced’ and ‘nimble’ team at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP maintains a strong practice in brand protection, IP-related transactions and dispute resolution, with the capability to advise on strategy, rebrands and various trade mark and design portfolios. Practice head Mary Bagnall’s wealth of experience in advising a multitude of clients on the protection and enforcement of soft IP rights means she is invaluable to clients in the courtroom. Nick White is notably active in the leisure, fashion and food and beverage industries, while Charlotte Duly handles global re-branding projects and various contentious matters for clients. Other names to note include senior associates Caroline Young and Olivia Gray, as well as associate Peter Byrd.