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Claire Lehr

Claire is a solicitor and has over 20 years’ experience in the trade mark field advising clients in their branding and trade mark matters.

Claire qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and has worked both in house (Dalgety PLC and adidas) and in private practice.  Her experience is international, working in The Netherlands (adidas 1998) and Germany (Bardehle and Jonas 1999 – 2007).  When she returned to the UK, she joined FieldFisher as an associate, before gaining valuable experience in the London Offices of US law firms, Edwards Wildman and Cooley between 2013 – 2017.  In 2018, she moved to boutique IP firm EIP LLP as a partner and joined Edwin Coe LLP as a partner in 2021.

She has significant experience in advising start up companies, from their initial searches to trade mark filings. Claire’s client portfolio includes established clients in the automobile, financial, hospitality and retail sectors. She is a member of INTA and currently serves as a Project Team Leader on its Leadership Development Committee.  Claire is also an active member of MARQUES, being Chair of the Programming Team.

Claire Lehr awards

Expertise

Credentials

  • Recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2024

  • Member of the International Trade Mark Association (INTA)

  • Recognised in WIPR (World IP Review) Leaders Directory 2023

  • Co Project Team Leader on the Leadership Development Committee for INTA

  • Chair of the Programming Team for MARQUES

  • On the WTR 1000 list 2023 (World Trademark Review)

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Claire Lehr

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Claire Lehr

Claire is a solicitor and has over 20 years’ experience in the trade mark field advising clients in their branding and trade mark matters.

Claire qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and has worked both in house (Dalgety PLC and adidas) and in private practice.  Her experience is international, working in The Netherlands (adidas 1998) and Germany (Bardehle and Jonas 1999 – 2007).  When she returned to the UK, she joined FieldFisher as an associate, before gaining valuable experience in the London Offices of US law firms, Edwards Wildman and Cooley between 2013 – 2017.  In 2018, she moved to boutique IP firm EIP LLP as a partner and joined Edwin Coe LLP as a partner in 2021.

She has significant experience in advising start up companies, from their initial searches to trade mark filings. Claire’s client portfolio includes established clients in the automobile, financial, hospitality and retail sectors. She is a member of INTA and currently serves as a Project Team Leader on its Leadership Development Committee.  Claire is also an active member of MARQUES, being Chair of the Programming Team.

Expertise

  • Intellectual Property: Overview
  • Trade marks
  • Brand Protection and Exploitation

Credentials

  • Recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2024

  • Member of the International Trade Mark Association (INTA)

  • Recognised in WIPR (World IP Review) Leaders Directory 2023

  • Co Project Team Leader on the Leadership Development Committee for INTA

  • Chair of the Programming Team for MARQUES

  • On the WTR 1000 list 2023 (World Trademark Review)

Contact

Telephone:
+4420 7691 4007

Email:
claire.lehr@edwincoe.com

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