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Gin-personator! Protecting your brand & IP against infringers

Ciara Cullen

Ciara Cullen is head of RPC’s Food & Drink Group. She specialises in IP & Technology and has particular experience assisting clients with the resolution of disputes. On the non-contentious side, Ciara supports clients on the full range of IP rights including brand protection and counterfeit issues, IP/tech projects and licensing, sponsorship/endorsement/influencer arrangements and commercial contracts. Ciara also provides specialist advice on IP and Tech acquisitions and disposals.

Ciara’s clients range from luxury food & drink brands to FMCG, retailers, technology, media and insurance companies. Ciara has been advising clients in the drinks industry for several years and is regularly quoted in the National press and industry publications, such as The Times, The Guardian, The Drinks Business and The Spirits Business, speaking on issues affecting the industry. Ciara is dual qualified in England and the Republic of Ireland and her expertise is recognised in the specialist IP directories World Trade Mark Review and IP Stars.

RPC is an innovative professional services firm, providing a full business law service to UK and international clients across a wide range of industry sectors. With over 300 lawyers in London, Bristol, Hong Kong, and Singapore – and as a founder-member of the global network TerraLex – RPC offers a seamless service in more than 100 jurisdictions. RPC’s multi-disciplinary Food & Drink Group understands the challenges of the industry and works closely with clients to deliver on their objectives in this constantly evolving environment. We advise industry clients on everything from corporate acquisitions and disposals, Brexit contingency planning, customs and excise /bonded warehousing arrangements, franchising, licensing, endorsement/sponsorship agreements and commercial contracts to new tech developments and innovation, HFSS, advertising, marketing & digital media and IP protection and enforcement issues.

For further information, please contact:
Ciara Cullen, Partner RPC
+44 20 3060 6244