Mishcon de Reya announces the appointment of IP Partner Sally Britton
09 Sep, 2013
Mishcon de Reya today announces the appointment of Partner Sally Britton. Sally will join Mishcon’s 20 strong Intellectual Property Group.
Sally joins the Firm from Pitmans SK Sports and Entertainment LLP, where she was a Partner and Head of Trade Marks. Sally joined Pitmans in 2006, became Head of the group in 2010 and Partner in 2011. Prior to this Sally was part of the intellectual property team at Hammonds.
Sally specialises in trade mark and design filing, portfolio management and IP infringements. She helps clients to protect and exploit their intellectual property across a diverse range of sectors and has particular expertise in the fashion, sports, entertainment and automotive sectors. Prior to qualifying as a lawyer, Sally gained invaluable in-house FMCG experience whilst working in brand management for Heinz, Reckitt Benckiser and Budweiser.
Commenting on her appointment, Sally said: “I am excited to be joining Mishcon de Reya’s Intellectual Property Group. I have been impressed by their stellar client list, innovative approach to IP disputes and growing IP commercialisation practice as well as the plaudits the Firm has received for being a great place to work..”
Jeremy Hertzog, Head of Intellectual Property at Mishcon de Reya said: “We are delighted to have Sally on board. There is an obvious synergy between Sally’s experience and our client base and we feel sure that Sally’s arrival will contribute to the Group’s growing capability across the full range of intellectual property services.”