Nora Fowler

Senior Associate, UK Trademark Attorney
London, EIP Europe LLP

Nora is a Chartered UK Trademark Attorney experienced in managing worldwide trademark portfolios and providing strategic advice to clients in the fashion, beauty, food, beverages, and sports sectors, including a Premier League football club.

She is attuned to the requirements of major brand owners and in looking after all aspects of the trademark life cycle. Nora has advised on registrability, potential risks posed by third parties, and filed and prosecuted applications in the UK, EU and internationally. Nora has also handled contentious matters, including oppositions, settlement negotiations, undertakings, co-existence agreements, customs seizures, and cancellation actions.

Prior to joining EIP Nora worked at two specialist IP firms in London and in the trademarks department of an international law firm in Germany. She speaks German fluently.

Published articles

  • March 2021
    Intellectual Property Magazine, Burberry Ltd v Xinboli Trading (Shanghai) Co.pdf (link)
  • 29 July 2020
    The Trademark Lawyer, New normal, old problems (link)
  • December 2019
    The Trademark Lawyer, A "Queer" decision by the UKIPO? (link)
  • 29 July 2019
    Lawyer Monthly, Cricket World Cup: Are Cricketers' IP Rights Protected? (link)
  • 7 April 2019
    City A.M., Legal Q&A: Major League Soccer's trademark dispute with Inter Milan over David Beckham's team name (link)

Education and qualifications

  • Chartered UK Trademark Attorney, 2014

  • 2013 — 2014
    Professional Certificate in Trademark Law Practice, Nottingham Trent University
  • 2012 — 2013
    Postgraduate Certificate in Trademark Law Practice, Queen Mary, University of London
  • 2007 — 2008
    Bar Vocational Course, College of Law
  • 2003 — 2007
    LL.B Law with German Law, University of East Anglia

Career history

  • 2021 — present
    Senior Associate, EIP
  • 2019 — 2021
    Associate, EIP
  • 2016 — 2019
    Trademark Attorney, Novagraaf UK
  • 2011 — 2016
    Trademark Attorney, Venner Shipley
  • 2011
    Paralegal, Financial Services Authority
  • 2010 — 2011
    Litigation Paralegal, Clyde & Co
  • 2008 — 2009
    Paralegal, Bird & Bird

Awards and recognition

  • WTR 1000, 2021 (link)
  • WTR 1000, 2020
  • Recommended in Legal 500, 2017

Languages spoken

  • German (Fluent)

Speaking engagements

  • 8 October 2019
    Business Insider, South West Brands and IP Roundtable (link)

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