Bourne Katy

Katy Bourne

Senior Associate

Katy is an intellectual property lawyer, advising clients on the protection, enforcement and defence of their IP rights worldwide.

Katy is in the Brands and Creative Rights team, advising clients in a variety of sectors, across the full range of IP rights and at all stages in a brand’s journey. Katy also provides advertising copy clearance services and advises on issues such as influencer advertising.

She has an interest in the manufacturing sector, having previously undertaken an eight-month secondment to Jaguar Land Rover. She is currently looking at the implications of the UPC on diversified industrial clients.

Apart from manufacturing, Katy also takes a keen interest in the metaverse, NFTs and the risks and rewards to brands in utilising social media.

Having completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice in 2018, Katy’s pass was amongst the first 15%. Katy’s technical ability has been recognised in the Legal500 2021 and 2022 rankings where she is a “Rising Star” and is “recommended”.

Out-Law / Insight by Katy Bourne