Rosie Burbidge > gunnercooke LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

gunnercooke LLP

Work Department

Intellectual Property




Rosie Burbidge is an English qualified lawyer specialising in intellectual property (IP). Rosie helps clients to obtain and enforce their IP rights, particularly trade marks, copyright and designs.

Whether it is managing a trade mark portfolio or suing an infringer, Rosie will identify the optimum strategy to suit her client’s needs, timeline and appetite for risk. She gives clear, practical and pragmatic advice.

Rosie has experience advising on a breadth of IP matters relating to patents, confidentiality, malicious falsehood, RCDs, registered designs, licensing, brand protection, IP enforcement, litigation and branding.

Rosie has written an award-winning book on European Fashion Law and was named a trailblazer among WIPR’s Influential Women in IP 2019, one of only 20 global rising stars. She is also currently recognised by both the Legal 500 and Chambers directories.


  • European Fashion Law: From Start Up to Global Success (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019). Click here to find out more about the book.

Previous Law Firms

  • Fox Williams (2015–18)
  • Rouse (2011–15)
  • Olswang (2008–11)

In-House Experience

  • Richemont (secondment in December 2014)
  • eBay (secondment March–August 2009)




  • University of Oxford (2010–11)
  • The College of Law (2006–07)
  • Nottingham Law School (2005–06)
  • University of Nottingham (2002–05)

Lawyer Rankings

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

gunnercooke LLP‘s IP practice handles litigation, portfolio management, and licensing mandates for several large clients in the fashion, hospitality, technology, and gaming industries. Within the team, Rosie Burbidge, Rachel Pearse and Harvey Stringfellow are names of note, covering the spectrum of contentious and non-contentious trade mark matters.