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Birketts LLP

KINGFISHER HOUSE, 1 GILDERS WAY, NORWICH, NR3 1UB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01603 232300
Fax:
Fax 01603 230533
DX:
5230 NORWICH
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www.birkets.co.uk

Kitty Rosser

Tel:
Work 01603 756559
Email:
Birketts LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Associate

Career

Kitty joined Birketts in 2014. She is a Senior Associate in our Corporate and Commercial Team.

Kitty is an intellectual property lawyer. She assists clients with the identification, protection and exploitation of their intellectual property rights, including trademarks, patents, copyright, design rights and domain names.

Kitty advises on all aspects of data protection compliance including subject access requests, marketing strategies, handling of data breaches (including responding to complaints by individuals and handling ICO investigation), data transfers, preparation and implementation of policies and procedures. She also provides bespoke data protection training.

In the IT field, Kitty negotiates and drafts IT contracts including development contracts for waterfall and agile methodologies and is experienced in advising on both traditional software licensing and SaaS/PaaS licensing models.


East Anglia: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

At Birketts LLP 'the overall level of service is excellent and the team is extremely knowledgeable, showing an in-depth understanding of the issues'. The firm acts for more than 400 charity clients, advising on charity law, ecclesiastical law, corporate matters including mergers, compliance, endowments, disputes, commercial property and retail, social enterprise structures, academy conversions, trustee powers and employment law. Senior associates Sara Sayer and Liz Brownsell lead the practice. Brownsell was a member of the Charity Law Association Working Party that consulted on the new Charity Governance Code. Sayer and legal director Erika Clarke have particular expertise in public procurement and state aid, advising on contentious and non-contentious matters arising from projects and collaborations. Commercial property partner Gavin Acheson advised Trust for London on the £11m acquisition, refurbishment and letting of premises in London, which was let to an independent creative media higher education college. Associate Amanda Timcke, who joined from Birkett Long LLP, is also recommended for property matters. Senior associate Kitty Rosser in the corporate and commercial team, who is a recognised expert in data protection and the GDPR, is 'particularly good and easy to work with, she gives clear explanations'. Also recommended are James Hall and Stuart Jones for ecclesiastical matters, and senior associate Clare Hedges for employment law.

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East Anglia: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: Next generation lawyers

Kitty Rosser - Birketts LLP

Within: IT and telecoms

Birketts LLP acts for a broad range of UK and international clients, from start-ups to multinationals, in complex IT matters. Practice head and key lawyer Quentin Golder specialises in commercial and technology work, including venture capital and business angel financing, IP and IT development agreements, licensing arrangements, joint ventures, distribution and reseller arrangements. He assists internal security software supplier BullGuard Limited with all commercial and IT matters around the world, which includes software development and licensing agreements, reseller and agency agreements, and data protection advice. Golder calls on the skills of corporate partners Adrian Possener and Mark Gipson to advise on corporate structures, data protection, freedom of information and IT matters, as well as franchise, agency and distribution agreements. Senior associate and rising star Kitty Rosser advises on all aspects of data protection compliance including subject access requests, marketing strategies and the handling of data breaches. She also negotiates and drafts IT contracts.

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