Jennifer Hitchcock

Jennifer Hitchcock – Trade Mark Attorney

Jennifer studied Trade Mark, Design and Copyright law at university as part of her law degree. On graduation she knew she wanted to stay in the profession and joined the company as a trainee trade mark attorney.

Jennifer has great depth of knowledge in the filing and prosecution of UK and European UnionTrade Marks in particular trade mark clearance and advisory work relating to overcoming official objections to the inherent registrability of trade marks. A substantial part of her practice involves dealing with UK refusals of International Registrations under the Madrid Protocol, referred to her by overseas attorneys.

She represents a large number of overseas clients seeking to register their marks in the UK and Europe and is also involved in the management of the international trade mark portfolios for several overseas clients.

Education and Qualifications
LLB (Hons), London Guildhall University
Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, by examination, 2002                                                 Member of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys
European Trade Mark Attorney

Jennifer’s team

Joined Nucleus IP in 1990.
ITMA Administrators Course 1999.
Associate Member of ITMA.

Claire has extensive knowledge of all aspects of trade mark and designs formalities and also has experience of registering and maintaining domain names.

Claire currently deals with formalities work with Jennifer Hitchcock and Kate Cheney's teams.

Joined Nucleus IP in 1986.

Before joining Nucleus IP Sue worked at The Co-operative Bank Plc for three years.

Sue works with Jennifer Hitchcock, Kate Cheney's teams providing technical assistance.

Joined Nucleus IP in 2001.

Before joining Nucleus IP Deborah worked in the surveying industry.

Deborah is part of Jennifer Hitchcock's team.

In addition to her secretarial duties to Deborah makes good use of her organisational skills, keeping evidence packs up to date for major clients. This negates the need to revert to clients each time evidence is required for a contentious matter.