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Nicole Giblin

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Nicole Giblin

Nicole Giblin

Legal Director

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Nicole Giblin

Nicole Giblin

Legal Director

Nicole is a UK Chartered Trade Mark and Design Attorney and has been practising in the Middle East for around five years.

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Nicole is a UK Chartered Trade Mark and Design Attorney and has been practising in the Middle East for around five years.

Regions covered
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Nicole advises on all aspects of trade mark protection and enforcement, including advising clients on the use of the International Trade Mark system and appropriate corporate structures for holding intellectual property rights. Whilst Nicole's background is in the prosecution and enforcement of UK and EU trade mark rights, she now has extensive experience in trade mark matters in the GCC countries and wider MENA region.

In addition to trade mark matters, Nicole advises clients on industrial design protection, including freedom to operate, infringement and enforcement advice. Nicole also advises on copyright and domain name issues, including representing clients in UDRP, ICANN and Nominet dispute resolution proceedings.

Nicole advises both local and international clients, and has particular experience advising clients in the luxury goods, fashion, hospitality and leisure, entertainment, aviation and real estate sectors.  

Prior to moving to the UAE, Nicole practised at specialist trade mark and design attorney firms in the UK.

Experience
  • Leading real estate and entertainment destination developer: Managing UAE and MENA trade mark portfolio for one of the region's largest real estate developers, including advising on  real estate, leisure, destination and theme park projects, including clearance searches, trade mark filings and filing and defending oppositions.
  • Leading international airline: Managing global trade mark portfolio for an international airline, including clearance searches and protection of new brands, as well as managing cross-border disputes and worldwide settlements.
  • Global luxury goods brands (clothing, handbags and cosmetics brands): management of worldwide trade mark and design applications, including handling disputes involving /cancellation/invalidity proceedings and arranging customs monitoring.
  • Global medical device company: Filing and prosecution of worldwide trade mark applications, including clearance searching.
  • Various clients: advising on the assignment and licensing of trade marks and drafting agreements, including assignment and co-existence agreements.
  • Various clients: domain name acquisitions and recovery, including through Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) actions.
Services

Services

  • Intellectual Property