Arty is a Partner in Osborne Clarke’s IP group, and is Head of IP Disputes in the UK. She focuses primarily on litigation and has acted in several leading cases over the past 22 years – in the High Court, Court of Appeal and CJEU. Arty also advises clients on how best to protect their IP to create valuable business assets which can be readily enforced against third parties.
Arty is featured/ranked in Chambers, Legal 500, IAM Patents 1000, Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, WIPR Leaders, World Trademark Review 1000 and SuperLawyers. One recent quote said: “Her professional yet down-to-earth approach makes the process of working through complex matters simple and effortless. She takes into account clients’ business considerations, rather than simply looking at whether they have a case.”
Prior to joining Osborne Clarke, Arty was a partner for 13 years at international IP firm Rouse, where she gained IP expertise in emerging markets.
Arty advises on all IP rights. In relation to patents, she has acted in cases involving location tracking, motion sensing, virtual reality, computer graphics, user interfaces, wind turbines, mechanical home and vehicle security systems. In relation to trade marks, she has acted in cases involving exhaustion of rights (parallel imports), non-use, marks with a reputation, survey evidence, validity, passing off (traditional and extended form). In relation to designs, she has acted in cases involving spare parts and right to repair.
Arty has particular experience of urgent relief such as Interim Injunctions, Search Orders (executing and supervising), Freezing Injunctions, Norwich Pharmacal Orders and Anti-Suit Injunctions.
Arty is Secretary of the Intellectual Property Lawyers’ Association (IPLA). For IPLA, she sits on the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court Users’ Committee and chairs the IPLA’s Brexit working group for trade marks and designs.