Meet the Speaker:

Georgie Collins

Partner, Irwin Mitchell

Georgie advises on the protection, exploitation and infringement of IP rights worldwide. She helps clients develop their IP strategies, focusing on risk and reputation management.

She has significant experience in relation to the strategic management of global brands, including trade mark and domain name portfolio management and has advised many global corporates and household names on their worldwide trade mark matters.

Georgie is known for her expertise in dealing with international and cross border IP disputes. She advises on forum shopping, identifying favourable jurisdictions for rights owners to bring proceedings or to defend proceedings. Georgie is the author of Sweet & Maxwell’s The Trade Mark Handbook, ‘Civil Court Procedures in Trade Mark Cases’, and is a regular speaker at conferences in the UK and US on a range of IP issues.

She has been recognised for many years as a ‘leading individual’ in Chambers and Partners.

As part of Irwin Mitchell’s role as Official Legal Services Provider of the World Para Athletics Championships London 2017, Georgie provided IP and brand protection support.

Georgie qualified as a Solicitor in 1998.