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Wiggin LLP

9TH FLOOR, MET BUILDING, 22 PERCY STREET, LONDON, W1T 2BU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7612 9612
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Fax 01242 224223
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Web:
www.wiggin.co.uk

Rachel Alexander

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Work +44 (0)20 7927 9689
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Wiggin LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Rachel is a Partner in the Litigation group.  She advises media clients in a number of sectors on a wide range of contentious media and commercial matters. Having been seconded to the BPI (British Recorded Music Industry) for six months, she gained invaluable experience of rights protection in a music industry context. Rachel was heavily involved in the Newzbin litigation in 2010 which established key precedents in relation to online copyright infringement.  More recently Rachel has acted for the major Hollywood studios in cases that have developed precedents and procedures for obtaining injunctions requiring ISPs to impede access to online locations.


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Brand management

Within: Brand management

Focusing on media, technology and intellectual property, Wiggin LLP  continues to be among the 'best known' brand management practices in London. The practice offers the full range of portfolio management services, led by Gurminder S Panesar; the team is supported by INCOPRO, a company co-founded by the firm, which offers online brand protection strategies to manage online content and tackle parallel import, counterfeiting and other infringement issues. The team is led by Anna Carboni, a 'well-known figure and all-round expert in trademark issues', who is also able to handle hearings and try cases in-house. Simon Baggs, Sara Ashby and Rachel Alexander are the other highly qualified partners. Director John Colbourn and associate Joanne Gibbs  are also recommended for soft IP.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

The 'first-class' practice at Wiggin LLP is highlighted for its expertise across brand and online content protection and design law matters, in addition to its experience in patent litigation and commercial IP advice. 'Trade mark expert' Anna Carboni heads up the team and handles a range of trade mark, design and copyright disputes and strategic advice. Litigator Sara Ashby combines design law expertise, significant experience in patent disputes and knowledge of parallel imports, while Simon Baggs focuses on the protection of online content. Other names to note include commercial IP partner Simon Chalkley, and Rachel Alexander, who 'has an in-depth knowledge of UK and EU jurisprudence in the area of copyright'.

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