Jill Bainbridge

Intellectual Property Partner

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Jill is Intellectual Property Partner at Harper James and has specialised in intellectual property protection, dispute resolution, brand and reputation management for over 20 years, having qualified as a solicitor in 1994. Prior to joining Harper James she was a Partner with Blake Morgan who she joined in 1999.

Jill has a wealth of experience in advising on IP strategy and IP dispute resolution both nationally and internationally in relation to the full spectrum of rights including:

  • Patent
  • Copyright
  • Trade mark
  • Passing off
  • Design rights
  • Database rights
  • Trade secrets
  • Confidential information
  • Domain names
  • Patent entitlement

Rated for her calm, pragmatic and commercial approach, Jill strives to resolve disputes in a timely and cost effective way, always being mindful of the commercial realities for the client.

I have over 20 years experience in acting for a wide range of clients from individuals to multi-national corporates, and handling matters involving various jurisdictions. This exposure means that I am adaptable in my approach and aim to find pragmatic solutions for clients.

Her sector experience includes leisure and retail, creative industries, manufacturing, telecommunications and technology, charities and education.

Jill is a graduate of Nottingham Trent University and has an LLM in Advanced Litigation and Diploma in Legal Practice Management.

She regularly speaks at international conferences and delivers in-house training on a variety of IP and reputation management topics.

Away from work Jill enjoys travel, yoga, gardening and is a keen football and lacrosse fan.



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Jill Bainbridge

Jill Bainbridge

Intellectual Property Partner

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