Tanya is a Partner in the Trade Marks group at Maucher Jenkins. She is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and European Trade Mark & Design Attorney.
Tanya has extensive experience in working with high-profile blue-chip companies in relation to their brand management and portfolio reviews. Her practice has also incorporated a range of clients of all sizes from the media and entertainment sectors, the construction industry, fashion and the financial sector and she is very experienced at providing tailored commercial advice to meet individual clients' needs.
Tanya's background is in the biotech field and she has specific experience in dealing with pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech clients. She works closely with her patent colleagues to provide a joint approach to clients' patent and trade mark matters ensuring that clients' needs are met through an understanding of both their technology and the law.
Prior to joining Maucher Jenkins in 2012, Tanya worked in private practice, and has over 20 years' experience in advising on trade mark matters – particularly pre-filing searches and filing and prosecution of UK, Community and foreign trade mark applications. She also advises on domain name issues, registered designs and all contentious matters.
Tanya was named in Euromoney's 2020 Expert Guide as a leading Trade Mark Attorney, and as a Rising Star in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. She is a member of PTMG and attends BIO, PTMG and INTA.
Tanya also receives regular positive feedback from clients:
"Tanya is terrific to work with and a great reflection on the firm... Her easy going attitude and practical approach makes working with her a delight." – Ian Drew, Davies Collison Cave
"Tanya is extremely knowledgeable and I have always found her to be very personable and quick to respond to any queries. I wouldn't have any hesitation in recommending Tanya as an expert in her field and as an individual with whom it has been a pleasure to do business." – Sarah Charsley, Takeda
Tanya has been quoted in the Legal Strategy Review and authored articles including:
- 'ITMA Review' (Case in Point: T-337/12, El Hogar Perfecto del Siglo XXI, SL v OHIM – Wenf International Advisers Limited, General Court (Sixth Chamber), 21 November 2013).
- 'Developments Worldwide Valid until proven invalid – PLAY-DOH victorious'. Legal 500.
- 'Speciality European Pharma Ltd v Doncaster Pharmaceuticals Group Ltd'. Make Your Mark, Maucher Jenkins.