Tamara specializes in non-contentious intellectual property and data protection. She has wide-ranging experience including advising on the protection, enforcement and ownership of all types of IP rights.
Tamara drafts and negotiate IP licences and assignments, advise on IP ownership and licensing strategies, and on how to avoid infringement of third party IPR. She advises on and implements intra-group IP re-structuring schemes in order to safeguard IP ownership and maximize revenues, or in preparation for disposal. Qualified as both a solicitor and a barrister, Tamara is also experienced in negotiating settlement agreements for trade marks and other disputes.
Tamara advises on all aspects of obligations regarding use, disclosure and transfers of personal data. This includes assessing data protection and privacy risks in the context of new lines of business and M&A. And – of course! – she advises extensively on transition to compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation.
She is interested in the intersection of IP, big data, and data privacy, in particular in relation to ownership and exploitation of large datasets and associated algorithms and artificial intelligence solutions.
Tamara values her experience in house, as head of IP for a major retailer, and as acting head of legal for a well-known publishing company. She is a contributor to Intellectual Property, a text book published by Palgrave MacMillan, a member of Society for Computers & Law, and enjoys writing letters to New Scientist magazine.
Tamara joined in January 2018 and has since worked with clients in a range of sectors including investment funds, online games, artificial intelligence, recruitment, international shipping, and cloud services.