World Intellectual Property Review has recognised two members of Osborne Clarke's IP team as part of its Influential Women in IP publication, which profiles the leading female IP practitioners from around the world. Anna Rawlings is named as a Trailblazer and Partner Clare Robinson is named as a Shining Light.
Senior Associate Anna Rawlings is one of WIPR's 20 trailblazers for 2021. WIPR's trailblazers are identified as rising stars in the industry who have made a significant mark on the sector.
As a 2021 Trailblazer, Anna and the other finalists are described as having "stood out by virtue of their impressive practice in IP and their sterling efforts to promote diversity and inclusion".
Anna advises clients on all aspects of intellectual property law including clearance, protection and litigation across all IP rights. Anna has experience of high profile patent litigation in the life sciences and tech, media and communications sectors. She has particular expertise in managing parallel actions across Europe.
Anna's patent cases have involved core biotechnologies, such as therapeutic antibodies, generic pharmaceuticals, telecommunications standards, and innovative mechanical retail products. She has also been ranked as an IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property magazine and is the Chair of IPSoc, the society for junior IP practitioners.
Partner Clare Robinson is one of WIPR's Shining Lights described as "the best and brightest women in the IP field".
Clare has over 30 years' experience in dealing with intellectual property and commercial disputes. She acts for clients in the UK and overseas on all aspects of IP, and is recognised for her ability to maximise strategic opportunities for her clients to achieve results as cost-effectively as possible.
As well as handling substantial litigation, Clare is experienced in other forms of dispute resolution, such as mediation and commercial arbitration, and is an accredited mediator.